Former Nigerian midfielder, Austine Jay Jay Okocha has mentioned that Senegal striker, Sadio Mane took an enormous threat by stepping up once more to play the final penalty kick for his facet in the course of the Africa Cup of Nations remaining conflict with Egypt on Sunday.
The Liverpool attacker squandered the prospect to place Teranga Lions into the lead when his seventh minute penalty was saved by Egypt goalkeeper, Gabaski.
The sport ended 0-Zero after 120 minutes, together with 30 minutes further time and after the Pharaohs had missed two of their kicks, Mane summoned the braveness to step ahead and fired within the winner for the West Africans.
And Jay Jay Okocha, who was as soon as the captain of the Tremendous Eagles and winner of the 1994 version of the event, felt it was an enormous threat for the Liverpool star.
“It’s not each participant that may step up once more to go and take that penalty,” Okocha, who labored as a pundit with Supersports by means of the event, mentioned.
“As a result of you understand in Africa how hostile our followers are. By doing so, he was risking his life, risking his household’s life, even your private home, you understand?
“However that’s what he’s born to do. He’s born to play soccer and no matter comes with it, he’s prepared to just accept it.”