Senegal team profile
The African champions will meet Egypt again less than two months after meeting in the AFCON final. The next matches are in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the Africa region.
Although Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalties to win their first ever AFCON championship earlier this year, Cisse refused to suggest that his side were at the top of the table compared to their own. Coach Carlos Queiroz.
“This duel against Egypt, which we just beat in the AFCON final on penalties, promises to be tough.”
“We are the champions of Africa, but we are not the topbecause the statistics say that all the teams that have been African champions have not qualified for the World Cup.”
“It’s a different league, we will do everything to qualify. Professional football, elite football is not based only on the past. Today, we are facing two very important days. for Senegalese football.”
Senegal is aiming to qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the third time, following previous appearances in 2002 and 2018. 20 years ago, they reached the quarter-finals but failed to qualify for the group stage in Russia. 2018.
Thanh Vu | 17:23 March 19, 2022