Guinean striker, Mohamed Bayo emerged as the Man of the Match in his side’s game against Cameroon in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations which ended in a one all draw.
Bayo scored Guinea’s only goal of the game at the Charles Konan Banny Stadium on Monday evening.
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After being crowned as the Man of the Match, he dedicated the award to his mother, who he says has been helpful to him.
“I am happy to have been crowned, I dedicate this award to my mother especially because she often supports me in difficult times,” he said.
Despite the draw, the 25-year old striker expressed his satisfaction with the performance they put up. “I think we played a good game.
“This result was the work of all the players in the national team. I’m a striker and I’m supposed to score goals to help my country.
“We regret that one of the players was sent off with a red card, and despite that, we played well,” he concluded
Guinea are also in the same group with defending champions, Senegal and then Gambia.