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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

Aliou Cisse targets AFCON 2019 success for Senegal

Senegal coach Aliou Cissé says his target is to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon as he unveiled a 23-man squad for their qualifier away to Equatorial Guinea next month.
Pape Cheikh Diop

Lyon’s Pape Cheikh Diop chooses to play for Spain over Senegal

Lyon's Pape Cheikh Diop has pledged his international allegiance to Spain over his birthplace Senegal.
Demba Ba

Demba Ba: Senegal call-up no longer in my thoughts

In-form Shanghai Shenhua striker Demba Ba has given up all hope of international call-up with Senegal after repeated omissions by coach Aliou Cisse.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse looks on during his team's World Cup match against Poland

Senegal’s Aliou Cisse names five uncapped players in squad

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has named five uncapped players in his 23-man squad for the Teranga Lions' 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Madagascar next month.

Newcastle’s Henri Saivet joins Bursaspor on loan

Newcastle's Senegal international Henri Saivet has joined Turkish side Bursaspor on a loan deal.
Senegal’s head coach, Aliou Cissé, was in confident mood at the press conference before his side face Japan in Group H. Francis R Malasig|EPA

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse fires back at former teammates criticism

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has hit back at his former Teranga Lions teammates El-Hadji Diouf, Amdy Faye and Alassane Ndour for their continuous attacks on him.
Keita Balde

Senegal’s Keita Balde completes his loan move to Inter Milan

Senegal winger Keita Balde completed his loan move to Italian Serie A club Inter Milan on a one-year loan from French side Monaco on Monday.
Senegal's Moussa Sow

Senegal striker Moussa Sow announces his international retirement

Senegal striker Moussa Sow announced his retirement from international football to focus on his club career with United Arab Emirates (UAE) side Shabab Dubai.
Russia 2018

World Cup: FIFA supremo Gianni Infantino saddened by Africa’s early exit

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has expressed his dismay that Africa failed to secure a place in the 2018 World Cup knock-out stages.
Senegal v Colombia- Salif Sane of Senegal looks dejected | Getty Images

Didier Drogba: African football suffers worst World Cup showing in 36 years

African football has suffered a "big step back" after Senegal's exit sealed the continent's worst World Cup showing for 36 years, says Didier Drogba.
Maurizio Sarri

Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly backs Maurizio Sarri to be a success at Chelsea

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has backed Maurizio Sarri to succeed at Chelsea if he is appointed as the Premier League giants’ new manager.

Mutiu Adepoju: Senegal win will inspire African teams

Former Super Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju says Senegal’s victory over Poland will inspire other African teams participating in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup.

World Cup: Senegal’s Teranga Lions roar to first African victory

Senegal’s Teranga Lions recorded Africa’s first victory at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, beating Poland 2-1 at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow.

Senegal climb to top of Africa rankings

Senegal rose to a record 23rd place in the world and first in Africa when the November FIFA rankings were released on Thursday.

Senegal qualify for 2018 World Cup after victory over South Africa

The Teranga Lions of Senegal have qualified for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia after defeating Bafana Bafana of South Africa 2-0 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Friday.

Sadio Mane ‘happy to be back’ as Senegal prepare for South Africa

Liverpool's Senegal forward Sadio Mane says he is ready to face South Africa in next week's World Cup qualifier following his return to first-team action after a spell out with a hamstring injury.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane ready to play for Senegal – Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Sadio Mane should be ready to face South Africa in crucial back-to-back 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers this month.

WCQ: Injured Liverpool star Sadio Mane named in Senegal squad

Injured Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been included in Senegal's squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers despite his existing hamstring strain.

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