BATA, Equatorial Guinea — Zambia surprised Senegal 2-1 in the African Cup of Nations on Saturday.
Emmanuel Mayuka put Zambia ahead with a header following a free kick in the 12th minute and Rainford Kalaba extended the lead with a clinical finish in the 20th.
First-half substitute Dame N'Doye pulled a goal back with neat control setting up a near-post finish in the 74th, but Senegal ran out of time to rescue a draw.
Earlier, Equatorial Guinea stunned Libya with a late goal from Javier-Angel Balboa to win 1-0 as the tournament opened with a double dose of unexpected results.
Group A continues with Libya vs. Zambia and Equatorial Guinea vs. Senegal on Wednesday. Group B matches start on Sunday.