BREAKING: Man United‘s Bailly Misses Penalty As Mo Salah Sealed #AFCON2011 Quarter Finals For Egypt—–Egyptians Captain and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah scored the clinching penalty as The Pharaohs progressed to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals by overcoming Ivory Coast.
The Genius Media Nigeria gathered that the Manchester United defender failed to convert from the spot and handed the North Africans the advantage
Egypt have progressed to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after a 5-4 penalty shootout victory over Ivory Coast on Wednesday at the Japoma Stadium in Douala.
Nothing had separated the sides over the course of the regulation 90 minutes and extra-time of a tense affair, leading to the drama of penalties.
Salah, who featured for the entirety of the game, had the chance to seal victory for Egypt and swept his kick into the right-hand side of the net to confirm their qualification to the next round.
After a goalless draw at full-time and extra time, the Pharaohs booked a place against Morocco in the next knockout phase after successful penalty conversions by Ahmed Zizo, Amroel Soulia, Omar Kamal, Mohamed Abdelmonem, and Mohamed Salah.
Ivory Coast’s penalties were scored by Nicolas Pepe, Ibrahim Sangare, Maxwel Cornet and Wilfried Zaha while Eric Bailly’s effort was saved.