- African champions Senegal have been tipped to reach the final of the 2022 World Cup coming up in Qatar
- Senegal's Ambassador to Qatar Dr Mohammed Diallo is of the view that his country can reach the final
- Sadio Mane and his teammates are in Group A and will be facing Qatar, Ecuador and the Netherlands
Dr Mohammed Diallo who is the Ambassador of Senegal to Qatar has stated emphatically that his nation can reach the final of the 2022 World Cup considering their status as African champions.
Bayern Munich striker Sadio Mane will be leading his other teammates in the Senegalese national team to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar which will be starting on 20 November.
There is no doubt about the fact that the Senegalese national team are one of the strongest in the world going by the players they parade in the first team.
In the history of the FIFA World Cup, no African nation has ever reached the final, but Dr Mohammed Diallo believes Senegal can break the record according to the reports on Complete Sports and Penisular.
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Dr Mohammed Diallo's reaction about Senegal's campaign for 2022 World Cup
“I’m honoured as a Senegalese to be part of this historic World Cup which is held in the Middle East for the first time.
“Like every Senegalese fan, I hope my national team will progress far into the tournament and perhaps even play in the semi-final and final. We are African champions and it isn’t impossible considering our players.
“The Senegalese fans in Qatar and those coming from abroad for the World Cup, of which we expect at least 3,000, have been anticipating this event with eagerness. They’ll be the 12th Lion.”
Ghana’s Black Galaxies beat Nigeria’s Super Eagles Team B to CHAN ticket on penalties
Having won the first leg 2-0 in Kumasi, Ghana headed for the reverse fixture at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, knowing that a draw will do.
However, the Super Eagles B put up a hard-fighting performance with goals from Zulkifilu Mohammed in the 76th minute and Chijioke Akuneto in the 94th minute sending the game into a penalty shootout where Ghana edged Nigeria 5-4.
Ghana return to CHAN, having missed the last three editions of the tournament, while Nigeria miss the competition back-to-back.
Source: Sports Brief News