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AFCON: Mohamed Salah’s penalty sends Egypt through against Ivory Coast

The Pharaohs played a goalless draw with the Elephants of Ivory Coast in Douala but went on to win after a penalty shoot-out. The seven-time champions are still on course to stretch their record.

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