πŸ… The AFCON 2021 individual award winners
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πŸ… The AFCON 2021 individual award winners

The curtains came down on a memorable Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon, with Senegal lifting the crown after beating Egypt 4-2 on penalties following a scoreless 120 minutes. 

The Lions of Teranga roared to victory at the third time of asking, having lost the 2002 and 2019 finals. 

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane missed a fifth-minute penalty but was there to score the winning goal in the shootout. 

Having scored three and assisted two, the 29-year-old was later named the Player of the Tournament, with teammate Edouardo Mendy winning the Goalkeeper of the tournament. 

Here are all the individual winners of the tournament. 

  • 🇸🇳 Player of the tournament - Sadio Mane
  • 🇸🇳 Best goalkeeper - Edouardo Mendy
  • 🇨🇲 Golden Boot winner - Vincent Aboubakar
  • 🇸🇳 Best coach - Alious Cisse
  • 🇧🇫 Best Young Player - Issa Kabore 
  • 🇸🇳 The Fair Play award - Senegal 

The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, which is scheduled for June, will be the 34th edition with Ivory Coast playing hosts. 

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