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Senegal clinches spot in round of 16 with 3-1 victory over Cameroon

Sadio Mane's stoppage-time goal sealed the victory, affirming Senegal's prowess in the tournament.

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Senegal clinches spot in round of 16 with 3-1 victory over Cameroon

In a commanding display, the defending champions, Senegal, clinched their spot in the Round of 16 at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, defeating Cameroon 3-1 in an intense Group C encounter.

The Senegalese team took an early lead with Ismaila Sarr finding the net in the 16th minute, setting the tone for their dominance.

Habib Diallo extended Senegal’s advantage in the second half.

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Although Jean-Charles Castelletto’s late header gave Cameroon a glimmer of hope, the resilient Senegalese side held their ground.

Sadio Mane’s stoppage-time goal sealed the victory, affirming Senegal’s prowess in the tournament.

Cameroon, with just one point after two games, faces a critical final group match against Gambia to secure a spot in the knockout stages.

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