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Football: Konate scores as Senegal draws 1-1 with UAE

Moussa Konate scored his fourth goal of the Olympic football tournament Wednesday as Senegal drew 1-1 with the United Arab Emirates to secure a place in the quarterfinals

AP, Wednesday 1 Aug 2012
Moussa Konate
Senegal's Moussa Konate reacts after scoring a goal during their men's Group A football match against UAE at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Photo: Reuters)
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The Maccabi Tel Aviv striker scored with a 49th minute header to go top of the tournament goalscoring list. Ismaeil Matar had given the UAE a surprise lead in the 21st.

Senegal finished in second place in Group A with five points and will play Group B winner Mexico in the quarterfinals on Saturday. The UAE finished bottom of the group with one point.

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