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Senegal .. the third World Cup .. the goal is to repeat the achievement of 2002

Senegal’s first football team is entering the 2022 World Cup, hoping to repeat what it did during its first World Cup appearance in 2002, when it reached the quarter-finals.
In that edition hosted by South Korea and Japan together, the Senegalese team, nicknamed “The Teranga Lions”, blew up a surprise of heavy caliber when they beat France, “the title holders” in the opening match with a score of 1-0, and made their way successfully, achieving draws against Denmark and Uruguay 3-3 , reaching the final price, where he overcame Sweden 2-1, but his career ended with a 0-1 loss to Turkey in the quarter-finals.
The Senegalese national team star dropped after that exceptional participation, and missed three World Cups, before reappearing on Russian soil, and participating in the 2018 World Cup for the second time in its history, but that participation ended quickly with his exit from the group stage.
Now, the Teranga Lions return to the second World Cup in succession, and the third in their history, thanks to the experience of Aliou Cisse, the national coach, who is the most persistent coach in the history of the Senegalese team, as he has been in charge of this task since the fourth of March 2015 after his appointment as a successor to Frenchman Alain Giresse as well. He is considered one of the makers of the achievement of the 2002 World Cup, as he was among the main elements of the team, accompanied by a group of stars such as Hadji Diouf, Henri Camara, Khalilo Fadega, and Baba Diop.
Coach Aliou Cisse’s battalion reached the 2022 World Cup after a busy career during which he did not know the taste of loss, as he topped Group H with 16 points from five victories and drew against Togo, Namibia and Congo, before toppling the Egyptian team from the decisive and final round by winning 3-1 on kicks. The penalty shoot-out is “losing 0-1 in the first leg, winning 1-0 in the second leg.”
Cisse showed great enthusiasm before leading the national team in the World Cup in Qatar, and about that, he said: “The work has been done, it took us 10 years to build a team, and the mistakes in the 2018 World Cup do not have the right to make them again. We have the expertise, not just sports but regulatory, federal and medical. Everyone is behind us.”
The Senegalese team, the 2022 African champion, owes its success and achievements in recent years to a number of distinguished players who play in major European clubs, led by Bayern Munich striker Sadio Mane, who had a career full of achievements with Liverpool, but his participation is surrounded by doubts due to injury.
In addition to Mane, a number of stars stand out, such as Chelsea goalkeeper Edward Mandy, fellow defender Kalidou Coulibaly, Idrissa Guy (Everton, England), and Ismail Sarr (Watford).
The Senegalese team will participate in the 2022 World Cup in Group A along with Qatar (hosts), the Netherlands and Ecuador, where it begins its advice against the Netherlands on the 21st of November, then meets Qatar on the 25th of it and concludes with the meeting of Ecuador on the 29th of this month. Senegal .. the third World Cup .. the goal is to repeat the achievement of 2002

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