A "water bottle" behind Egypt's qualification to the African Nations final... This is the secret of winning (photo)

The secret of the Egyptian team’s victory over Cameroon in the semi-finals of the African Nations Championship lies in the water bottle that was in the hands of goalkeeper Mohamed Abu Jabal, who managed to save two penalty kicks in a confrontation, Thursday, to lead his country to the final match of the continental championship against Senegal next Sunday (23 o’clock). 00:00 Emirates time).

Egyptian press reports revealed that Abu Jabal was holding a water bottle with a sheet of paper stating where the Cameroon players had paid their kicks.

The original and extra time of the match ended in a goalless draw, so that the Egyptian and Cameroonian teams resorted to penalty kicks, in which the Egyptian players did not miss the net, while Cameroon failed in three, two guaranteed by Abu Jabal and one over the crossbar, to win Egypt 3-1 without the need for Mohamed Salah to participate in the implementation of his kick.

It is the second time that Egypt has won by kicks during the tournament, as the Pharaohs beat the Ivory Coast national team with kicks in the quarter-finals, and Abu Jabal starred in a remarkable way.

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