Sadio Mane received the award for best player of the tournament
Senegal star Sadio Mane has been named the best player in the African Cup of Nations. The 29-year-old striker scored the winning penalty in the final against Egypt.
Mane played in all 7 matches of Senegal on the way to the trophy. He scored three goals and made two assists. In the regular time of the final clash, the Liverpool player missed a penalty, but in the penalty kicks to determine the final winner did not flinch.
Senegal became the champion of Africa for the first time in its history. The Teranga Lions suffered no defeats in the tournament and earned gold medals.
The scorer of the competition was Vincent Abubakar from the host Cameroon with 8 goals.