Salah, Osimhen and stars of Africa descend on Ivory Coast for Cup of Nations

Sadio Mane's Senegal are aiming to retain their title and Mohamed Salah is chasing a first trophy with Egypt at this year's Africa Cup of Nations, which begins in Ivory Coast on January 13.

Mane strikes twice as Senegal beat Brazil in friendly

Five-time World Cup winners Brazil are still without a coach after the departure of Tite last year, while Neymar remains sidelined by an ankle injury suffered in February

Sadio Mane returns to training with Bayern Munich

The 30-year-old forward has handed the German champions a much-needed boost a week ahead of their top of the table clash with Union Berlin

Senegal complete African double by winning CHAN shootout

Senegal completed a double when they beat hosts Algeria 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw to win the African Nations Championship (CHAN) final on Saturday.

Who can qualify?: Group A and B permutations

Qualification scenarios are shaping up as teams are eventfully poised after the completion of the second round of matches of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Senegal beat Qatar to leave World Cup hosts on brink of early exit

Host nation Qatar were pushed to the brink of an early elimination from their own World Cup on Friday after a 3-1 defeat to Senegal.

Injured Mane named in Senegal's World Cup squad

Sadio Mane has been named in Senegal's squad for the World Cup in Qatar despite suffering an injury playing for Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

Senegal to gamble on Mane fitness

Sadio Mane will be included in Senegal's squad for the World Cup despite suffering a leg injury this week, a source within the country's football federation told AFP on Thursday.

Senegal sweating on Mane's fitness

Senegal forward Sadio Mane has sustained an injury to his right fibula and will miss Bayern Munich's last league game before the World Cup, his club said on Wednesday, leaving his participation at the tournament in doubt.

June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

Mane nets hat-trick for Senegal

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Senegal overcame Benin 3-1 on Saturday in the first match of their Africa Cup of Nations title defence, and hinted that he will not be at Liverpool next season.

June 24, 2018
June 24, 2018

Senegal, Japan play out 2-2 thriller

Japan twice come from behind to draw 2-2 with Senegal in their World Cup Group H encounter on Sunday.

January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018

13 killed, 7 wounded by gunmen in restive Senegal region

Gunmen kills at least 13 people in Senegal who were gathering firewood in the forest, the military says. It was the worst attack in years in the West African nation’s restive southern region, where a separatist insurgency has dragged on for more than three decades.

July 16, 2017
July 16, 2017

8 dead in Senegal football stadium crush: Minister

Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister told AFP, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede.

May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016

Hissene Habre: Chad's ex-ruler convicted of crimes against humanity

Chad's ex-ruler Hissene Habre has been convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison at a landmark trial in Senegal.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

FIFA names woman as secretary general for first time

FIFA name a Senegalese UN diplomat as its first ever female secretary general on Friday, a historic move announced at a congress that sought to relegate world football's corruption crisis to the past.

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