AFCON trophy more important for me than Champions League — Mane

Senegal winger and Liverpool player, Sadio Mane, has said winning the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is the best moment of his life.

Mane in a post-match interview with goal recalled he has won the Champions League and the English Premier League “but I think this is the special one for me, this is more important for me”.

Mane was the key player for Senegal and he scored three goals in the tournament – in the 1-0 win against the Warriors, in the 2-0 win against Cape Verde, and 3-1 result against Burkina Faso.

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His overall display in Cameroon saw him named the 2021 Africa Cup of Nation’s Most Outstanding Player while Egypt goalkeeper Gabaski – who saved two penalty kicks – was named the best player of the final.

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