Everton star sends Senegal to AFCON semi finals over Benin

African Football By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 10/07/2019

Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye scores winner to send Senegal to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals after 1-0 win over Benin on Thursday evening.

Gueye started and finished a move which saw Liverpool's Sadio Mane tee up his team-mate to score in Cairo.

The Video Assistant Referee system has been introduced from the quarter-final stage and Mane had two goals disallowed for offside after VAR checks.

Benin's Olivier Verdon was sent off near the end for a foul on Gueye.