CHELSEA keeper Edouard Mendy lead Senegal’s dressing room celebrations after successful the Africa Cup of Nations.
Mendy had a giant half to play within the victory, which came down the penalties, after stopping Mohanad Lasheen’s kick to set the stage.
Sadio Mane then transformed the decisive spot-kick, leaving Liverpool team-mate Mo Salah heartbroken.
Mendy uploaded a sequence of Instagram movies of the jubilant celebrations, because the Senegal aspect sang their hearts out even of their resort hall.
The keeper is now a Champions League and AFCON winner and was congratulated by a bunch of previous and current Chelsea stars.
Mane was joined by Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly in posing in mattress with the AFCON trophy.
Ex-Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye and Crystal Palace’s Cheikhou Kouyate additionally adopted go well with.
Koulibaly stated after the sport: “It was a troublesome recreation and a troublesome event. We made it with our staff and our energy.
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“Our goalkeeper is the very best on the planet and we win the title. We really feel completely satisfied. We knew it might be exhausting to win the Africa Cup of Nations however immediately we made it.
“Our staff deserved to win this title. We had been in search of this for a very long time and now we have now it. This staff is magnificent.”
Mendy added: “We’re proud. We by no means gained it earlier than.
“We labored actually exhausting to win this trophy and immediately we gained as a gaggle and as a rustic and that’s the reason I’m tremendous proud.
“The shooters within the penalties did very well, I attempted to do my greatest to save lots of one shot and I did that, so I’m tremendous completely satisfied.”
https://www.thesun.ie/sport/soccer/8327522/senegal-afcon-celebrations-mendy-mane-trophy/ Inside Senegal’s wild Afcon celebrations as Mendy leads gamers’ chants in resort hall earlier than Mane sleeps with trophy