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Football: Moussa Konate scores 2 in Senegal's Olympic win

Senegal leads Group A with four points from two games

AP, Sunday 29 Jul 2012
Moussa Konate
Senegal's Saliou Ciss, Moussa Konate and Mohamed Diame (L-R) celebrate victory against Uruguay after their men's preliminary first round Group A soccer match at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the Wembley Stadium in London July 29, 2012. (Photo: REUTERS)
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Moussa Konate scored two first-half goals and 10-man Senegal beat Uruguay 2-0 Sunday, handing the Uruguayans their first Olympic loss.

Konate tapped in a rebound in the 10th minute at Wembley Stadium and then headed in another in the 37th.

Senegal defender Abdoulaye Ba was given a red card for tripping Luis Suarez in the 30th.

Senegal leads Group A with four points from two games. Two-time Olympic champion Uruguay has three points.

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