The Lions of Teranga made their country proud on Sunday night as they lifted their first ever AFCON trophy in history. They won won by penalty shootout after they failed to convert a free shoot to a goal in the first half.
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Sadio Mane, who missed a penalty in the first half, scored the decisive spot-kick as Senegal triumphed 4-2 in the shootout. The final had ended 0-0 after extra time.
In happiness and joy, some Senegalese nationals were spotted celebrating in the streets of Harlem, New York after their national team won the country’s first African Cup of Nations on Sunday, February 6.
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They were seen on the streets, dancing, singing, and waving their country flag despite the snow and chilly atmosphere.
Wishes of several Nigerians were granted last night as they were rooting for Senegal to lift the trophy, after the super eagles were exited in the knockout stage.