The Teranga Lions have refused to leave behind their talisman as they head for the biggest football showpiece on planet earth
Bayern Munich forward Sadio Mane will be a part of Senegal’s contingent to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The 30-year-old attacker was a huge doubt for the competition after he suffered a knock during Bayern’s Bundesliga clash with Werder Bremen in midweek.
The German champions have confirmed that the former Liverpool star will undergo tests to determine the severity of his injury.
The Senegal Football Federation is, however, optimistic that Sadio Mane will overcome the setback to feature for the Teranga Lions at the World Cup.
And the reigning African champions have included the exciting forward in their 26-man squad for the Mundial.
Official. Senegal list for the World Cup includes Sadio Mané. 🚨🇸🇳 #WorldCup2022— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 11, 2022
Full squad: pic.twitter.com/UwEja4nW30
Widely regarded as one of the best players In the world, Sadio Mane is a two-time winner of the Africa Player of the Year award.
Mane helped Senegal win a first-ever Africa Cup of Nations honour in January.
The Senegal international left Liverpool for Bayern Munich in the summer after winning the Premier League and Champions League titles at Anfield.
The winger has made an immediate impact in Munich, scoring nine goals and creating four assists across 20 Bundesliga and Champions League matches.
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