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DR Congo players take selfies with Mohamed Salah at final whistle after Liverpool star's goal helps Egypt to victory in Africa Cup of Nations clash

By Robert Summerscales For Mailonline

Published: 13:28 BST, 27 June 2019 | Updated: 14:00 BST, 27 June 2019

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Mohamed Salah was the star attraction in Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations clash between Egypt and DR Congo but it was not just fans who were excited to see him.

Salah scored one goal and assisted another in a 2-0 win for the tournament hosts — a result which left DR Congo facing likely elimination.

But multiple players on the losing side made sure they will not be going home empty-handed after grabbing a post-game selfie with Salah.

Mohamed Salah starred as Egypt beat DR Congo at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday

Mohamed Salah starred as Egypt beat DR Congo at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday

After the game in Cairo, Salah posed for pictures with multiple players from the opposition

After the game in Cairo, Salah posed for pictures with multiple players from the opposition

Once the photos had been taken, Salah applauded fans at the Cairo International Stadium

Once the photos had been taken, Salah applauded fans at the Cairo International Stadium

Salah was seen posing for a photo with a group of DR Congo players following the final whistle at the Cairo International Stadium.

After the snap was taken Salah applauded fans, who will have been pleased to see their side book a spot in the knockout phase.

Egypt beat Zimbabwe 1-0 in the tournament's opening match last week.

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