Senegal football
The Senegal national football team (French: Équipe de football du Senegal) represents Senegal in men’s international football. Controlled by the Senegalese Football Federation, it is a member of both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF). Nicknamed “the Lions of Teranga”, the team became the second African team to reach the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup after Cameroon in 1990, doing so in 2002 before losing to Turkey in extra time. Established in the early 1960s, the team have been regular competitors in the Africa Cup of Nations, where their best performances were runner-up to Cameroon in the 2002 edition in Mali, and to Algeria in the 2019 edition in Egypt. 2002 also saw Senegal compete at the FIFA World Cup for the first time and reach the quarter-finals, having defeated reigning champions France in the opening game. The team made their second World Cup appearance sixteen years later, where they were eliminated in the group stage against Japan based on fair play points.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Senegal Squad

  Senegal fifa world cup 2022 squad
S.NO. Player Club
1 edouard mendy Chelsea
2 Alfred Gomis Stade Rennais F.C.
3 Seny Dieng Queens Park Rangers F.C.
4 Aliou Traoré Parma Calcio 1913
5 Kalidou Koulibaly S.S.C. Napoli
6 Pape Abou Cissé Olympiacos F.C.
7 Abdoulaye Seck Royal Antwerp F.C.
8 Abdou Diallo Paris Saint-Germain
9 Fodé Ballo-Touré A.C. Milan
10 Saliou Ciss  AS Nancy Lorraine
11  Bouna Sarr Bayern Munich
12 Ibrahima Mbaye Bologna F.C. 1909
13  Pape Sarr Metz
14 Idrissa Gueye  Paris Saint-Germain F.C.
15  Pape Gueye Olympique de Marseille
16 Nampalys Mendy Leicester City
17 Cheikhou Kouyaté Crystal Palace
18 Mamadou Loum Deportivo Alavés
19 Moustapha Name Paris FC
20  Joseph Lopy FC Sochaux-Montbéliard
21 Sadio Mané Liverpool F.C.
22  Mame Thiam Kayserispor
23 Ismaïla Sarr Watford
24 Boulaye Dia Villarreal CF
25 Habib Diallo RC Strasbourg Alsace
26 Bamba Dieng Olympique de Marseille
27  Keita Baldé Cagliari Calcio
28 Famara Diédhiou Alanyaspor

FIFA World Cup 2022 Senegal Coach (Manager) Aliou Cissé

Senegal fifa world cup 2022 Coach Aliou Cissé is a Senegalese football coach and former player who is the manager of the Senegal national team. Having begun his career in France, he later played for English clubs Birmingham City and Portsmouth. Cissé was a defensive midfielder who also, on occasion, played at centre back. In early March 2015, Cissé was officially appointed as the head coach for the Senegal national team. The team qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on 10 November 2017, with a 0–2 away win against South Africa. Ultimately, Senegal were knocked out in the group stage of the tournament after becoming the first team in FIFA World Cup history to be eliminated due to fair play tiebreaker rules. “This is one of the rules. We have to respect it,” said Cissé. “Of course, we would prefer to be eliminated another way. It’s a sad day for us but we knew these were the regulations.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Senegal Jersey (Kit)

Senegal fifa world cup 2022 jersey


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