Senegal through to round of 16 with dramatic win over Ecuador
Ecuador

Senegal through to round of 16 with dramatic win over Ecuador

In a crucial do-or-die matchup with high stakes, Senegal did not disappoint. It took the Lions of Teranga some time to break through, but with their resilience and hunger for recognition, they powered through. Early in the matchup, Senegal tested Ecuador stopper Hernán Galindez multiple times, but their shots all flew away from the post. […]

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Senegal through to round of 16 with dramatic win over Ecuador

In a crucial do-or-die matchup with high stakes, Senegal did not disappoint. It took the Lions of Teranga some time to break through, but with their resilience and hunger for recognition, they powered through. Early in the matchup, Senegal tested Ecuador stopper Hernán Galindez multiple times, but their shots all flew away from the post. […]

Qatar

/ 5 days ago

Senegal beats Qatar 3-1, but not without some trouble

Senegal versus Qatar was a game of blunders. Sure, Senegal sent a couple of shots wide, and their keeper had to make a big save in the game's opening minutes. Qatar looked solid on defense and somewhat threatening on offense. But, that changed with the game's first serious mistake. Krepin Diatta sent a cross in […]

Netherlands

/ 8 days ago

Senegal stumbles against Netherlands in World Cup Group A

Senegal has changed drastically since 2018. The team looks more powerful, more rigid, and more lethal than the 2018 team. That team four years ago only bowed out due to Fair Play Rules as a tiebreaker. The Lions of Teranga went 100 minutes with a team projected to forge a deep run into the knockout […]

Sadio Mane

/ 14 days ago

Sadio Mané to miss some Senegal World Cup matches

Bayern Munich star Sadio Mané will be on the sidelines for Senegal's first few matches of the 2022 World Cup. The forward suffered a leg injury during Bayern's Bundesliga game with Werder Bremen a week ago. Although German coaches initially thought that the injury was not serious, Mané will now miss multiple World Cup games. […]

Senegal

/ 17 days ago

Senegal aim to better 2002 showing in World Cup

Reigning African Cup of Nations champions Senegal travel to the 2022 World Cup with an entire continent's expectations on its shoulders. The Lions of Teranga are being touted as the tournament's dark horses. The side aims to better its 2002 showing where it reached the quarterfinals. Aliou Cisse, the current head coach, captained his country […]

Bayern Munich

/ 21 days ago

Sadio Mané out of World Cup due to injury, say reports

Bayern Munich and Senegal star Sadio Mané suffered a lower leg injury on Tuesday evening that has his World Cup status at risk. Mané went down just 15 minutes into Bayern's Bundesliga matchup with Werder Bremen. While the German giants won the match 6-1 on the night, the biggest concern was Mané's injury. After the […]

Chelsea

/ 119 days ago

Chelsea's Koulibaly says no one can stop him representing Senegal

London (AFP) – New Chelsea signing Kalidou Koulibaly has insisted he will never let anyone stop him playing football for Senegal. The Senegal captain said African nations deserved more respect after the president of his former club, Napoli, said he would only sign African or South American players willing to miss competitions with their national […]
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Africa

/ 128 days ago

Convincing wins for Ghana, Senegal as CHAN qualifying kicks off

Johannesburg (AFP) – Ghana captain Gladwin Awako completed the scoring in a 3-0 rout of Benin when 2022 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying kicked off this weekend.   Before Awako struck nine minutes from time in Cape Coast on Sunday, Daniel Barnieh and Mohammed Alhassan, two of his teammates at Accra club Hearts of Oak, […]
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Senegal coach wants AFCON games delayed to boost World Cup build-up

Johannesburg (AFP) – Senegal coach Aliou Cisse wants the September Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers postponed to allow the five countries representing the continent at the World Cup to play friendly matches.    Cameroon, Ghana, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia have qualified for the November 21-December 18 Qatar tournament and the African sides have only […]
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Mane snatches dramatic victory for African champions Senegal

Johannesburg (AFP) – Liverpool star Sadio Mane scored a penalty eight minutes into added time to give Senegal a dramatic 1-0 win over heart-broken Rwanda on Tuesday in 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. Forced to play a home match in Senegal because they do not have an international-standard stadium, Rwanda were on the verge […]
ByAFP

Leagues: EPL

/ 178 days ago

Mane grabs hat-trick for Senegal and hints at leaving Liverpool

Johannesburg (AFP) – Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Senegal overcame Benin 3-1 on Saturday in the first match of their Africa Cup of Nations title defence, and hinted that he will not be at Liverpool next season.   Speaking to the media before the Group L clash, Mane said: "I will do what they […]
ByAFP