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Egypt into Africa Cup of Nations final

FOOTBALL By AFP | February 2nd 2017
Goalkeeper Essam El Hadary saved two penalties [PHOTO: COURTESY]

Egypt won through to the Africa Cup of Nations final on Wednesday after beating Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties in the semi-final.

The match in Libreville ended 1-1 after 90 minutes and extra time, with Mohamed Salah's 66th-minute opener for Egypt cancelled out by Aristide Bance seven minutes later.

Egypt vs Burkina Faso 1-1 HD All Goals & Highlights


With no further scoring it went to a shoot-out where Essam El Hadary's save from Bertrand Traore's last kick for Burkina Faso gave Egypt the victory.

They will play either Ghana or Cameroon in Sunday's final.

Egypt vs Burkina Faso Full Penalty Shootout 4-3

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