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World Cup 2018: Sadio Mané Leads Senegal’s 23-Man Squad

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Senegal coach Aliou Cisse announced his 23-man World Cup squad on Thursday during a press conference in Dakar.

The West African nation will be led by star Liverpool striker, Sadio Mané in their second participation at the World Cup.

“Everything will also depend on our strategy. Do we want to play with two strikers, do we want to play with three strikers, do we want to play with one striker? Today I think we have what it takes to play in any system, and that’s interesting”, said head coach Aliou Cissé

“It’s up to these teams to be afraid of Senegal. In any case, we are mentally and morally ready. And we wait until D-Day to show the world what we’re capable of”, he added.

Goalkeepers: Abdoulaye Diallo (Stade Rennes), Alfred Gomis (SPAL), Khadim Ndiaye (Horoya)

Defenders: Lamine Gassama (Alanyaspor), Saliou Ciss (Valenciennes), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli), Kara Mbodii (Anderlecht), Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux), Salif Sane (Hannover 96), Moussa Wague (Eupen)

Midfielders: Idrissa Gueye (Everton), Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham United), Alfred Ndiaye (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Badou Ndiaye (Stoke City), Cheikh Ndoye (Birmingham City), Ismaila Sarr (Stade Rennes)

Forwards: Keita Balde (Monaco), Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City), Moussa Konate (Amiens), Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Mbaye Niang (Torino), Diafra Sakho (Stade Rennes), Moussa Sow (Bursaspor)


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