The Teranga Lions of Senegal have immerged winners of the 2021 African Cup of Nations held in Cameroon. They won their first trophy in a crucial game against the Pharaohs of Egypt on Sunday, 6th February, 2022.
In as much as it’s a team work leading to the resounding victory, a few players have since received national and international recognitions than other teammates.
Some of such players are Sadio Mane, the goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly among many.
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People took to social media to celebrate the hard work the Senegalese National Team for winning the AFCON 2021 trophy for the first time after two appearances at the finals.
The starting 11 of Teranga Lions of Senegal who won AFCON2021 and their International clubs they play have also been disclosed after winning the trophy.
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These guys are of top notch but were ably managed by a local coach because they’re not pompous but humble, dedicated, patriotic and focused.
Below are the list of players and their international clubs.
Edouard Mendy (Chelsea)
Bounar Sarr (Bayern)
Aliou Ciss (Nancy, league 2)
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Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli )
Abdou Diallo (PSG)
Mendy ( Leicester)
Bouna Sarr ( Watford)
Cheikhou Kouyate ( Palace)
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Famara Diedhiou ( Alanyaspor)
Gana Gueye ( PSG)
Sadio Mane ( Liverpool)