ALL POSTS TAGGED "senegal"

England

/ 53 days ago

God save notre king: Today's front covers from England and France

With the United States out of the World Cup, our attention turns overseas to the reaction from newspapers to Sunday's World Cup games. In particular, we take a close look at the papers after the England-Senegal and France-Poland matches. Reaction from British tabloids to England's victory Coverage in Senegal Senegal's WIW Sport offers the headline […]

Senegal

/ 53 days ago

Aliou Cissé: Inside the seven-year Senegal project

Aliou Cissé embodies the Senegal spirit of teranga, or family and sharing. The former PSG midfielder had 33 caps for the national team, and he was the captain of a dangerous Senegal side that ran all the way to the quarter-finals of the 2002 World Cup. At AFCON 2002, he infamously missed the final penalty […]

England

/ 53 days ago

England 3-0 Senegal: 3 things we learned

England produced a clinical performance to beat AFCON winners Senegal 3-0 to set up a quarter final date with defending champions France on Saturday. The Three Lions weathered a spirited Senegalese outfit in the first 30 minutes but were in full control after scoring two quick fire goals before the break. Gareth Southgate’s side, however, […]

Senegal

/ 54 days ago

Senegal Coach could miss England clash through illness

Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse could be missing on the side lines for the Round of 16 match clash against England through illness. The 46-year-old failed to show up for the press conference on Saturday and also couldn’t take training a day earlier. Assistant Coach takes over training & Media Assistant coach Regis Bogaert who […]

Ecuador

/ 58 days ago

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

/ 62 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

/ 66 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

/ 72 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. […]

Bayern Munich

/ 79 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 […]

Uncategorized

/ 222 days ago

Who will win the 2022 World Cup?

It is anybody's guess who will win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar come November and December. There are, of course, favorites to win the tournament. Out of Europe, France, Germany and England are always among the favorites. Also, Spain and Portugal always have strong sides. Cristiano Ronaldo is playing in perhaps his last World […]
Jan Kruger

Leagues: EPL

/ 225 days ago

Sadio Mané agrees personal terms with Bayern Munich

Sadio Mané's desire to leave Liverpool largely extends from the hopes of the Senegalese people. The current Liverpool winger caused ire among those at Anfield making comments during international duty. Mané stated that he believes 60-70% of people in his native country would like him to part ways with Merseyside club. Of course, Mané later […]