Former Tremendous Eagles goalkeeper, Peterside Idah, has insisted that Egypt captain, Mohamed Salah, couldn’t carry out towards Senegal in Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, last as a result of the Lions of Teranga gamers kicked him left, proper and centre.
Idah mentioned that the Senegalese defenders ensured they tamed Salah by kicking him from each angle throughout the AFCON last.
Salah was quiet throughout the encounter as Senegal defeated Egypt to win their first AFCON.
Sadio Mane led Senegal to defeat Egypt 4-2 in a penalty shootout within the 2021 AFCON last in Cameroon.
“That is Africa; it’s totally different right here, this can be a jungle, they kicked him left, proper and centre. In Europe, the referees will defend you (however) right here no person protects you,” Idah advised Channels Tv’s ‘Dawn Each day’ programme.
“If you end up in Europe, they’re very structured…however if you come to Africa, it’s totally different, we don’t play to the foundations, so he [Salah] simply couldn’t carry out.”
“I anticipated Senegal to win. Senegal has been a greater staff. I’d have felt so unhealthy if Egypt had gained it as a result of we (Eagles) had crushed Egypt within the first recreation. So, I used to be praying for Egypt to not win it. Senegal was the higher facet.”