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PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

Neymar, Roberto Firmino lead Brazil attack against Super Eagles

Neymar and Roberto Firmino will spearhead Brazil’s attack during Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria, according to coach Tite.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said they were not surprised by the performance of Benin in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Afcon: Algeria and Senegal have proven we should trust local coaches – Francis Xavier

Xavier has reminded readers of the fact Aliou Cisse of Senegal and Djamel Belmadi of Algeria led their respective teams to the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi wants African countries to trust in their local coaches after Algeria and Senegal reached the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: Algeria coach urges African countries to trust local coaches

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi wants African countries to trust in their local coaches after Algeria and Senegal reached the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Tunisia boss Alain Giresse has wished Aliou Cisse well after the Senegal head coach guided his nation to their second Africa Cup of Nations final.

Afcon: Tunisia’s Alain Giresse wishes ‘great friend’ Aliou Cisse well in final

Tunisia boss Alain Giresse has wished Aliou Cisse well after the Senegal head coach guided his nation to their second Africa Cup of Nations final.
Senegal team picture during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals match between Senegal and Algeria at 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 27 June 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Senegal, Tunisia face-off in semi-final

Senegal has never been close to the finals of the African Cup of Nations after 17 years in its history.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said they were not surprised by the performance of Benin in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Afcon: Senegal’s football is evolving – coach

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has insisted his side will remain focused when they take on Tunisia in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said they were not surprised by the performance of Benin in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Afcon: Senegal anticipated tough game with Benin – Aliou Cisse

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse said they were not surprised by the performance of Benin in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
Benin defender Olivier Verdon has insisted his side are looking to go further than the quarter-final stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: We don’t want to stop in quarter-final – Benin’s Olivier Verdon

Benin defender Olivier Verdon has insisted his side are looking to go further than the quarter-final stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Senegal Coach Aliou Cissé during his team’s 2-1 victory over Poland in first-round group play. Senegal will play Japan on Sunday. Felipe Trueba|EPA, via Shutterstock

Afcon: It will be mistake for Senegal to underestimate Benin – Aliou Cisse

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has warned his side against 'underestimating' Benin when they meet in the quarter-final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has restated Senegal's desire to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: I’m going to stand aside for penalties – Sadio Mane

Sadio Mane has stated he will step down from taking Senegal’s penalties to avoid jeopardising his side’s chances.
Influential midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye will return from injury for Senegal when they take on Kenya on Monday in their last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Senegal welcome back Gana Gueye for Kenya encounter

Influential midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye will return from injury for Senegal when they take on Kenya on Monday in their last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has restated Senegal's desire to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Reaching the final is Senegal’s goal – Sadio Mane

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has restated Senegal's desire to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Senegal team picture during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals match between Senegal and Algeria at 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 27 June 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Senegal coach shifts focus to Kenya after Algeria defeat

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has shifted his focus to their final Africa Cup of Nations Group C game against Kenya after his side lost to Algeria on Thursday.
Senegal Coach Aliou Cissé during his team’s 2-1 victory over Poland in first-round group play. Senegal will play Japan on Sunday. Felipe Trueba|EPA, via Shutterstock

Afcon: No anti-Riyad Mahrez plan – Senegal coach

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has insisted there is no specific plan to stop Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez when they meet in their second Africa Cup of Nations game on Thursday.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.

Afcon: Kenya earned my respect – Tanzania coach

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.
Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Premier League stars Riyad Mahrez, Sadio Mane renew rivalry at Afcon

Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane resume an English Premier League rivalry Thursday on a different stage when Algeria and Senegal clash at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Sadio Mane would swap Champions League win for Afcon crown

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane claims he would happily trade his Champions League winners’ medal for Africa Cup of Nations glory with Senegal.
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has lauded the performance of Krepin Diatta following his display in their 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

Afcon: Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly hails Krepin Diatta

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has lauded the performance of Krepin Diatta following his display in their 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

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