Mane has been in sublime form for the Reds this season and it took the forward just 10 minutes to break the deadlock in Franceville, Gabon.

The 24-year-old scored from the spot in the Group B clash, before Kara Mbodji doubled Senegal’s lead before half-time.

Senegal, the early favourites to win the tournament, face Zimbabwe in their next game on Thursday.