The FIFA world cup, often simply called world cup, is an association international competition contested by senior men’s national teams of members of the Federation International Football Association (FIFA), the sport’s governing body. The current champion is Germany, which won its fourth title at the 2014 tournament in Brazil. The 2018 FIFA world cup it’s been scheduled to take place in Russia from 14th June to15th July after the country was awarded the hosting rights on 2nd December 2010. Senegal name 23 man squad for the FIFA world cup on 17th may 2018.
Senegal made its first appearance in FIFA world cup in 2002 and caused a huge upset by defeating France 1-0 in the tournament opening game. Senegal is among the African countries that qualified for Russia 2018 FIFA world cup, Senegal name 23 man squad on 17th may 2018 at a press conference in Dakar. Liverpool’s Sadio Mane is the standout name in a talented squad that will be hoping to match their previous World Cup showing – a quarter-final finish in 2002.
Mane will be supported by the likes of Ismaila Sarr, M’Baye Niang, Moussa Sow and Diafra Sakho in a talented attacking unit, while there’s Premier League presence throughout the team with the likes of Idrissa Gueye (Everton) and West Ham United’s Cheikhou Kouyate. Both Kouyate and Kara Mbodji of Genk have overcome injury scares to make the squad, although there’s no place for Younousse Sankhare, Papy Djolibodji, Henri Saivet or Khouma Babacar; Armand Traore of Cardiff City has also been overlooked despite ending his international absence during the March friendlies.
The Lions of Teranga (Senegal) have been drawn into Group H alongside with Poland, Colombia, and Japan after finishing top of a qualifying group containing Burkina Faso, South Africa and Cape Verde. Senegal national team head coach Aliou Cisse aims to lead his team to victory, having named his 23 man squad for the 2018 world cup in Russia. Senegal name 23 man squad in full see below.
Senegal name 23 Man Squad for FIFA World Cup 2018
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- Abdoulaye Diallo (Stade Rennes)
- Alfred Gomis (SPAL)
- Khadim Ndiaye (Horoya)
- Lamine Gassama (Alanyaspor)
- Saliou Ciss (Valenciennes)
- Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli)
- , Kara Mbodii (Anderlecht)
- Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux)
- Salif Sane (Hannover 96)
- Moussa Wague (Eupen)
- Idrissa Gueye (Everton)
- Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham United)
- Alfred Ndiaye (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
- Badou Ndiaye (Stoke City)
- Cheikh Ndoye (Birmingham City),
- Ismaila Sarr (Stade Rennes)
- Keita Balde (Monaco)
- Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City)
- Moussa Konate (Amiens)
- Sadio Mane (Liverpool)
- Mbaye Niang (Torino)
- Diafra Sakho (Stade Rennes)
- , Moussa Sow (Bursaspor)