SENEGAL – Senegal will now participate in the 2018 World Cup in Russia after outscoring South Africa with a 2-0 score on Friday.
Senegal last participated at World Cup in Japan and Korea 2002. In the football tournament, they made the front page after defeating the former champions France in the group stages and going on to arrive at the quarter-finals.
The two goals of Senegal were scored by Diafra Sakho on the 13th minute mark before a 38th minute unfortunate own goal by South Africa’s Thamsanqa Mkhize secured the result.
The Senegal government has praised the team for a job well done. Senegal together with Nigeria and Egypt are now representing Africa to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia.