Sadio Mane Challenges Al Nassr Teammate Talisca in Free Kick Contest: Video

Sadio Mane Challenges Al Nassr Teammate Talisca in Free Kick Contest: Video

Lukman Mumuni
updated at October 24, 2023 at 2:37 PM
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  • Al Nassr winger Sadio Mane challenged Anderson Talisca to a free kick contest
  • The Senegal forward and his teammate are preparing ahead of the game against Al Duhail
  • Talisca scored a fine freekick as Al Nassr defeated Damac last Saturday

Senegal forward, Sadio Mane tested his set-piece ability against Al Nassr teammate, Anderson Talisca, during a free kick drill at training.

Talisca scored an outstanding free kick as Al Nassr defeated Damac in the Saudi Pro League on Saturday.

Mane is not known as a free kick specialist but has in the past converted a couple for the Senegalese national team and Liverpool.

Sadio Mane, Anderson Talisca, Al Nassr, Saudi Arabia
Sadio Mane training ahead of Al Nassr's game against Al Duhail. Credit: @AlNassr_FC
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In a video shared on social media, the 31-year-old challenged the Brazilian winger as they practised set pieces ahead of the match against Al Duhail in the Asian Champions League.

Mane and Talisca alongside Cristiano Ronaldo have been the stars of Al Nassr, propelling the Knights of Najd to third place in the league after ten games.

The former Liverpool star has scored six goals and provided two assists in ten league games while Ronaldo leads the scorer's chart with 11 strikes, including a lovely freekick against Damac.

Al Nassr won the Arab Club Champions Cup before the start of the season after beating rivals Al Hilal in the final, courtesy of a brace from Ronaldo, as reported by

Mane jokes as Al Nassr celebrates Ronaldo

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Senegalese forward, Sadio Mane joked as Al-Nassr celebrated Cristiano Ronaldo following his 40-goal achievement in 2023.

The Portuguese superstar returned from the international break to a lovely surprise from his teammates, who presented him with a cake to mark his latest milestone.

Ronaldo surpassed Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland with his goals for Portugal during the EURO 2024 qualifiers.

Mane inspires RC Lens Femini

Sports Brief also reported that Al-Nassr star, Sadio Mane spent time with Lens Femini during Senegal's international friendly against Cameroon in France.

The Teranga Lions trained at La Gaillette, where RC Lens is based, before the match against the Indomitable Lions on Monday evening.

During one of their training sessions, the former Liverpool winger took the opportunity to share his time with the players.

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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.