Hosts Senegal began their campaign at the CAF U-23 Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over South Africa on Saturday in Dakar.
Ibrahim Keita scored the first goal of the game for Senegal via a penalty in the 16th minute.
Keita made it two for his team in the 22nd minute when he broke away from his markers and powered home a shot after some fantastic passing by Senegal inside the final third of the field.
Siddy Saar made it 3-1 in the 86th minute when he turned swiftly and powered his shot past Ricardo Goss in South African goal.
The hosts are now atop of the table with three points on the opening day of the U-23 AFCONUnblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN