in

World Cup: Senegal’s Aliou Cisse Says Won’t ‘Overthink’ Equador Game

Aliou Cisse

 

Coach Aliou Cisse looked ahead to Senegal’s Group A decider against South American side Ecuador on Monday.

Loading...

The AFCON champions go into Tuesday’s showdown knowing a win guarantees a spot in the round of 16, and could see them finish as group winners if the Netherlands fail to beat Qatar.

ALSO READ:  Meet Salma al-Majidi, The First Woman To Coach A Male Football Club In Sudan
ALSO READ:  Profiling Otto Addo, The Player Who Turned Coach To Get Ghana’s Black Stars Back To The World Cup

A point seprates the top three in Group A, with Netherlands (1st) and Ecuador (2nd) on four points and Senegal (3rd) three.

A win is likely to be the only result that will send ‘The Lions of Teranga’ into the knockout stages.

In the unlikely event the already-eliminated hosts beat Louis van Gaal’s Oranje, a draw keeps Senegal in contention.

“We have to win if we want to continue with this adventure”, said Cisse, “not going to the round of 16 would be a hard pill to swallow”, the 46-year-old added.

Loading...

Written by How Africa News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

6 + five =

FIFA Lifts Suspension Of Kenya Football Association

Senegal Celebrates Cultural Richness During Third Dakar Carnival