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Mane stars as Senegal begin AFCON defence with Gambia win



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Sadio Mane was involved in a goal for Senegal in their 3-0 thrashing of Gambia in their first game of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

Mane bagged an assist to help his country begin their title defence on a good note.

A brace from Lamine Camara and a solitary strike from Pape Gueye secured the win for the Terenga Lions.

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Gambia finished the game with 10 men as they had a player sent off deep into first half stoppage time.

Ebou Adams was shown a straight red card in the eight minute of first half added time.

The other game in the group will saw the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon play a 1-1 draw with Guinea.

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