Senegal celebrates Africa Cup heroes

The Lions of Teranga roared off to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title after beating Egypt on post-match penalties to end their 60-year wait.

In Summary

•In Africa this week, thousands upon thousands of ecstatic supporters welcome Senegal's national football team.

•The Lions of Teranga brought home the Africa Cup of Nations of a lengthy 60-year wait.


Senegal's football team got a rousing welcome upon their return after winning the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time.

Tens of thousands of ecstatic revellers celebrated the players' return to Dakar, sitting on top of cars and dancing in the capital's streets.

President Macky Sall was among those greeting the team at the airport.