Mohamed Salah’s injury-time penalty spared Egypt’s blushes against Mozambique in their Group B opener at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
A regulation victory looked on the cards when Mostafa Mohamed put the Pharaohs ahead after just 89 seconds.
Quickfire second-half goals from Witi and Clesio gave the Mambas hope of recording a first-ever Afcon win.
But their dreams were dashed at the death when Domingos Macandza caught Mohamed, and Salah salvaged a draw.
The Video Assistant Referee had intervened to recommend that referee Dahane Beida go to the screen to review the challenge, and Salah kept his composure to net his spot-kick via the inside of the left-hand upright in the seventh minute of added time.