After winning their first ever African Cup of Nations title in Cameroon earlier in the years, Senegal will be at the rendezvous of the FIFA World Cup scheduled for this winter in Qatar and the target is to reach at least the semi-finals according to Senegal Football Federation president Augustin Senghor.
Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon, Morocco and Tunisia will represent Africa at Qatar 2022.
After a first participation in 2018, Sadio Mané and his friends will be aiming for the semi-finals in Qatar.
“We have a generation that has come of age and is aware that it has a role to play in taking Senegalese but also continental football a little further. I think that with good preparation, we can beat the African record by going to the semi-finals, “said the president of the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF), Me Augustin Senghor, on the sidelines of the Caf awards ceremony , rewarding the best players in football this season, in Rabat, Morocco.
The Senegalese football boss added in the columns of emedia visited by Senego: “We believe that today we are aiming for nothing less than to write a new page in the history of Senegalese but also African football by being the country to push Africa through the glass ceiling of the quarter-finals”.