The President of the Republic of Senegal will current, this Tuesday (5:00 p.m.), the nationwide flag to the Lions departing for the 2022 African Cup of Nations (CAN), which begins on Sunday. Macky Sall will attempt to impress them for the conquest of the continental title.
This Tuesday, the top of state will nonetheless attempt to play his position. Macky Sall will hand over the nationwide flag to Lions captain Kalidou Koulibaly. President Sall will attempt to discover the proper phrases to impress Sadio Mané and his teammates who will compete in CAN 2022, which can happen in Cameroon (from January 9 to February 6).
A lot of the Lions summoned will likely be current at this solemn ceremony: Nampalys Mendy, Bouna Sarr, Abdou Diallo, Famara Diédhiou… Sadio Mané and N) Édouard Mendy had been to hitch the group since yesterday night (Monday). Cheikhou Kouyaté, who had the glory of receiving the flag as captain previously, will likely be absent attributable to a constructive check for Covid. Goalkeeper Alfred Gomis can be affected by Covid-19 and is anticipated to return to the Den between Wednesday and Thursday.
Senegal has nonetheless not gained the CAN, regardless of distinctive generations of footballers in its picks. On Cameroonian soil, the Lions Sall of Senegal will face the immense problem of lastly profitable the continental crown. This might put balm within the coronary heart of the Senegalese, who dream of seeing the nationwide group return from this expedition with the African Cup.