Sadio Mane Shares Heartwarming Moment With Firmino During Al Nassr Versus Al Ahli Clash: Video

Sadio Mane Shares Heartwarming Moment With Firmino During Al Nassr Versus Al Ahli Clash: Video

Lukman Mumuni
September 24, 2023 at 12:53 PM
  • Sadio Mane met Roberto Firmino during Al Nassr's game against Al Ahli
  • The Senegal forward and the Brazilian spent time together at Liverpool
  • Mane and Firmino arrived in Saudi Arabia in the summer transfer window

Senegalese forward, Sadio Mane was happy to see his former Liverpool teammate, Roberto Firmino, as the two players faced each other in the Saudi Pro League on Friday night.

Mane's Al Nassr defeated Firmino's Al Ahli in a thrilling encounter at the Al Awwal stadium, with the former providing the assist for his side's opener, which was converted by Cristiano Ronaldo.

The former Bayern Munich winger and the Brazilian enjoyed a successful spell during their days with Liverpool, winning several trophies, including the UEFA Champions League.

Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Al Nassr, Al Ahli
Sadio Mane reunites with his former teammate Roberto Firmino in Saudi Arabia. Credit: @AlNassrFC @AlAhli_FC
Source: Twitter

In a video shared on social media, Mane was spotted 'climbing' his former teammate as he tries to catch up on old times while the game was ongoing. Firmino's reaction seemed he was not in the mood as his side were down at that moment.

Al Nassr opened the scoring after four minutes through veteran forward Ronaldo before Anderson Talisca doubled the lead 14 minutes later.

Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie pulled one back halfway through the first half but Talisca restored the two-goal advantage for the hosts at the stroke of half-time.

Riyad Mahrez reduced the deficit after the break but Ronaldo netted his ninth goal of the campaign, and Al Nassr's fourth in the 52nd minute.

Firas Al Birakan scored late in the game but there was not enough time for a fightback from Al Ahli, as reported by the BBC.

Mane assists Ronaldo with opener against Al Ahli

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Cristiano Ronaldo acknowledged Sadio Mane for providing the assist for his opening goal in the game between Al Nassr and Al Ahli in the Saudi Pro League on Friday evening.

The Al Nassr duo have been unstoppable in the league, creating and scoring goals with ease as the Knights of Najd steadily climb the table.

In a cracking game against Al Ahli, Mane wasted no time in finding the leading goal scorer, Ronaldo, as the host opened the scoring after four minutes.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.
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