The Under 17 football selection of Senegal won the African Cup of Nations, AFCON U-17 2023, this Friday, May 19, against Morocco, the president of the West African country, Macky Sall expressed his satisfaction.
The Moroccans had however opened the scoring thanks to Abdelhamid Aït Boudlal in the 14th minute.
Senegal managed to equalize towards the end of the match. Goal by Serigné Fallou Diouf from the penalty spot, 80th. Then followed, three minutes later, the winning goal by striker Mamadou Sawané.
“One more football AFCON in the hands of Senegal! “, the President of Senegal Macky Sall rejoices, addressing his “Warm Congratulations” to the U-17 players of Senegal and to all the staff.
Delighted with the performance of the young Senegalese, Macky Sall hails a “heroic journey punctuated by a breathtaking final”. “Congratulations dear Cubs! We are proud of you. Long live Senegal! “, he tweeted.
The country of Sadio Mané thus won a first competition in this category, but one of the many trophies won this season since Senegal’s connotation at the 2022 AFCON African Cup of Nations.