World Cup 2022: African Champions Senegal Arrive in Qatar for Tournament

Mendy and team mate

Senegal has arrived in Doha, Qatar from Paris to begin their preparations for the World Cup, which begins in a few days.

The Teranga Lions players met in Paris before flying to Doha on FlyAirSenegal, where they arrived around 1 a.m. on Monday.

Nampalys Mendy, Edouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly, Ismaila Sarr, and Iliman Ndiaye are among the 26-man squad who have been spotted in camp.

Talisman Sadio Mane and a few others have yet to report for the camp, but Aliou Cissé should have a full house before training begins.

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Senegal will make their World Cup debut against the Netherlands on Monday, November 21 at the Al Thumama Stadium in Group A.

Group A also includes the host country Qatar and Ecuador.

The Teranga Lions, making their third appearance at the Mundial, hope to improve on their quarter-finals finish in 2002.

Senegal were denied a knockout stage spot in 2018 due to technicalities after finishing the group stages with the same points as Poland.


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