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Teranga Lions: Latest News
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:53 am AFKI Original
Senegalese winger Sadio Mane has been in stunning form for Liverpool this season, earning him a coveted place in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year. The Professional Footballers’ Association announced their best 11 of the season thus far on Thursday, and of the 11 players selected by position, Mane was placed within his favoured right wing role. After missing out on the PFA Player of the Year shortlist last week, the Teranga Lions star will be pleased to have made it into the team of the year.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:48 am AFKI Original
The Teranga Lions of Senegal were confirmed as the top rated national team in Africa according to the December release of the FIFA Rankings, giving them a significant psychological edge ahead of the 2017 Nations Cup in Gabon next month. The West Africans retained the top spot they earned last month, as well as the 33rd place globally.
Peter Pedroncelli, 12:21 am AFKI Original
The third round of African World Cup qualifying continued this past weekend, with the 20 teams from the continent left with a chance of securing one of the five spots allocated to Africa in action across the continent. This is how the 10 African World Cup qualifying matches turned out for the participating nations looking to earn their ticket to Russia in two years’ time.
Peter Pedroncelli, 9:36 am AFKI Original
Mane has looked comfortable at Southampton since joining from Red Bull Salzburg last year, finding his footing in front of goal to produce six goals and contribute to a positive season in which the Saints have played above expectation to currently place in seventh on the log.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:05 am
Konate currently plays in Switzerland for FC Sion. He managed to show his class once again at the weekend, scoring twice for his national team to allow the Teranga Lions to record a 2-1 victory over 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) runners up, Ghana.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:32 am AFKI Original
The attacker’s fitness level is in question, and he believes that he is not able to give his best to the Teranga Lions due to this. He is currently serving a seven match ban for a spitting incident in the English Premier League involving Jonny Evans of Manchester United in a recent match.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:24 am AFKI Original
Following the resignation of former Senegal coach Alain Giresse on January 29, once the Teranga Lions were eliminated from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) in the first round, the Senegalese football authorities are looking to appoint a new tactician, and interest in the position is rife. The Senegalese found themselves in the group of death at the Nations […]
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