Senegal National Team 2022 FIFA World Cup

by John Max Thu Jun,2022
Senegal National Team 2022 FIFA World Cup

2021 Africa Cup of Nation Champion, the Senegal National team represents Senegal in men's international association football and is supervised by the Senegal governing body Senegal Football Federation. The team is also known as the "Lions of Teranga." Senegal is one of the 2022 FIFA World Cup nations in group A with the Netherlands, Qatar, and Ecuador. It is one of the African nations to ever appear in two FIFA quarter-finals in 2002 and 2018.

Talking about his FIFA ranking, the Lions of Teranga lie in the 20th standing, and their highest was 18th as of Feb 2022. In 1959, they made their first appearance in an international game against British Gambia. To date, the squad has participated in four major global tournaments, including World Cup 3 times since 2002, the African Cup of Nations 16th time since 1965, the African Nation Championship 2nd time since 2009, and in Amilcar Cabral Cup for the 19th time since 1979.

As of 2022, the team is under the supervision of Head Coach Aliou Cisse under Kalidou Koulibaly's captaincy. Likewise, Henry Camara earns the record of the most capped player with 99 caps. The Liverpool star player Sadio Mane is the highest goal scorer with 33 goals as of now. Puma has sponsored the Senegal squad's kits since 2004.

The Squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Goalkeeper

Edouard Mendy(Goalkeeper)

Alfred Gomis (Goalkeeper

Seny Dieng(Goalkeeper)

Defender

Kalidou Koulibaly(Defender)

Abdou Diallo(Defender)

Youssouf Sabaly(Defender)

Fode Ballo Toure(Defender)

Pape Abou Cisse(Defender)

Ismail Jakobs(Defender)

Formose Mendy(Defender)

Midfielder

Idrissa Gueye(Midfielder)

Cheikhou Koutaye(Midfielder)

Nampalys Mendy(Midfielder)

Krepin Diatta (Midfielder)

Pape Gueye (Midfielder)

Pape Matar Sarr(Midfielder)

Pathe Ciss(Midfielder)

Moustapha Name(Midfielder)

Loum Ndiaye (Midfielder)

Forward

Ismaila Sarr(Forward)

Boulaye Dia(Forward)

Bamba Dieng (Forward)

Famara Diedhiou(Forward)

Nicolas Jackson (Forward)

Iliaman Ndiaye (Forward)

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