Afcon 2021Q: Nigeria and Senegal claim big wins

Nigeria and Senegal claimed big wins in Southern Africa as the 2021 Afcon qualifiers continued on Sunday, while tournament hosts Cameroon claimed their first win by edging Rwanda in Kigali. The headline result from the afternoon games was an emphatic…

2019 Wafu Cup: Senegal are champions after beating Ghana via PKs

Hosts Senegal are the champions of the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-1 via penalty shootouts following 120 minutes of football which ended 1-1 at Stade Lat Dior de Thies on Sunday. Ghana almost took the lead…

Neymar becomes youngest to 100 Brazil caps in Senegal draw

Neymar became the youngest player to make 100 appearances for Brazil on Thursday but the Paris Saint-Germain forward had to settle for a 1-1 draw as he failed to score in a friendly with Senegal in Singapore. Roberto Firmino opened…

African Games: Satellites beaten by Senegal

Ghana suffered a 1-0 defeat to Senegal in their second game in Group B at the ongoing 2019 African Games Wednesday. Ibrahima Drame fetched the goal in the 10th minute of the showdown at Stade Municipal, Kenitra. 2019 All African…

Algeria pip Senegal to win Africa Cup of Nations

Baghdad Bounedjah’s early goal propelled Algeria to a first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years after a fiery 1-0 victory over Sadio Mane’s Senegal in Friday’s final in Cairo. Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in the second…

PREVIEW: Senegal, Algeria set for rematch in Afcon final

Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo. Senegal, the 2002 runners-up, are desperate to end a long wait for…

Senegal vs Algeria: Friends collide as Cisse and Belmadi target Afcon crown

They were born a day apart, raised in the same city and enjoyed prosperous playing careers, and while both Aliou Cisse and Djamel Belmadi are now experiencing similar success as coaches, only one can lift the Africa Cup of Nations…

Senegal to miss stalwart Koulibaly in Afcon final

Senegal moved a step closer to a maiden Africa Cup of Nations title with their semifinal victory on Sunday but will be without key defender Kalidou Koulibaly against Algeria in Friday’s title decider. The imposing centre back, who is regarded…

Afcon 2019: Senegal reach final with extra time win over Tunisia

Senegal reached the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them a 1-0 win over Tunisia on Sunday in a tense last-four clash in Cairo. With 11 minutes gone in…

Afcon 2019: Gueye takes Senegal to semifinals after 13 years

Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals for the first time since 2006 when Idrissa Gueye scored to deliver a 1-0 last-eight win over Benin in Cairo on Wednesday. Everton midfielder Gueye struck on 70 minutes, side-footing the ball into the net from close…

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