Senegal overcame Egypt in the African Cup of Nations on Sunday evening and the two Liverpool teammates were captaining their respectfully countries. After the game Mane went straight over to his teammate to console him and it’s reported by beIN SPORTS that the 29 year old said to Salah;
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“I told him that he remains a very great player and it’s a pleasure to play for the same club,”
“I have so much respect for him and he gave everything for his country. Unfortunately, he didn’t win, but that doesn’t mean it’s over for him.
“I also told him that he still has many things to win, including the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. They have a young team so maybe they will win it one day.”
Sadio Mané consoles Mo Salah after Senegal beat Egypt on penalties in the Africa Cup of Nations final ⚽ pic.twitter.com/fNtyHzQ0Zn
— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) February 7, 2022