AFCON 2022 Final: Senegal vs Egypt Head-to-Head Prediction | Match Preview | Results

The stage is set between the last year’s runners up Senegal and record seven times winner Egypt at the AFCON 2022 Final to be held on Sunday. 

Senegal vs Egypt: Match Preview

Match Details:
Date: 6th Feb 2022
Stadium: Olembe Stadium, Yaounde, Cameroon
Time: 8.30 pm African time

Senegal have toiled their way into another final of the African Cup of nations and will be optimistic about winning this trophy. 

They have never won an African Cup of Nations Cup and want to make history on Sunday. Sadio Mane, who played a pivotal role in this tournament, will be hot to trot to face the Pharaohs. 

Egypt will also contest this game to end their 12-year long wait and return home with the most prestigious trophy of Africa. Mohamed Salah will hope to achieve such a landmark with his national team and will spearhead the forward line. 

Senegal vs Egypt: Last 5 Head-to-Head Results  

Date Result Competition
15 Nov 2014Egypt 0-1 SenegalAfrican Cup of Nations 
05 Sep 2014Senegal 2-0 EgyptAfrican Cup of Nations
07 Feb 2006Egypt 2-1 SenegalAfrican Cup of Nations
10 Oct 2003Egypt 1-0 SenegalInternational friendly
20 Jan 2002Egypt 0-1 SenegalAfrican Cup of Nations

Senegal vs Egypt: Form guide 

Senegal: W-W-W-D-D

Egypt: W-W-W-W-W

Senegal vs Egypt: AFCON Trivia 

- Egypt and Senegal have met four times in AFCON, and in those meetings, both have equal records, with Senegal and Egypt winning twice against each other. 

- No country has played more AFCON finals than Egypt, who have played nine finals in the African Cup of Nations.    

- This was Senegal's 16th appearance in the competition. No teams have played more AFCON tournaments without ever winning the trophy. 

Senegal vs Egypt: Flashback 

Senegal vs Egypt: Predicted XI

Senegal (4-2-3-1): Edouard Mendy (GK); Bouna Sarr, Kalidou Koulibaly, Abdou Diallo, Saliou Ciss; Cheikhou Kouyate, Nempalys Mendy; Bamba Dieng, Idrissa Gueye, Sadio Mane; Famara Diedhiou.

Egypt (4-3-3): Mohamed Sobhi (GK); Omar Kamal, Ahmed Hegazy, Mohamed Abdelmonem, Ahmed Fatouh; Ayman Ashraf, Mohamed Elneny, Amr El Solia; Mohamed Salah, Mostafa Mohamed, Trezeguet.

AFCON 2022: Senegal vs Egypt Final Prediction

One of the high-profile clashes of the African Cup of Nations is set with the two most powerful African teams Senegal and Egypt. 

Both the nations have quality players at their ranks, but Senegal has an excellent squad and easily laboured their way to the final. 

In contrast, Egypt had to depend upon penalties to reach their ninth final of the tournament. This will be a tough fixture, but we predict Egypt to outclass Senegal. 

Prediction: Senegal 1-0 Egypt  

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