Sadio Mane penalty seven minutes into added time enabled below average Senegal to beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in their Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener.
The defeat was hard to take for Zimbabwe who had held on for 90 plus minutes only to concede a penalty from a hand ball in the area.
Senegal were far from their best after only being able to name 17 players, out of a squad of 28, through a mix of Covid cases and injuries.
Morocco managed a one nil win over Ghana in a below expectation match .
Sofiane Boufal’s 82nd-minute strike handed was enough to settle the tie .
Morocco and Ghana have been seen s the favorites in the group that also has Gabon and Comoros.
Guinea beat Malawi 1-0 and Gabon also won with same margin against Comoros.
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