Veteran keeper El Hadary the shootout hero as Egypt reach Afcon final

The 44-year-old goalkeeper saved two kicks as Egypt beat Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final

Egypt’s 44-year-old goalkeeper Essam El Hadary saved two spot kicks as the seven-times champions reached the Africa Cup of Nations final by edging out Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties on Wednesday.

El Hadary saved the last two kicks from Burkina Faso after Egypt had squandered their opening shot and looked to be on their way out of the tournament.

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