Although Senegal has been absent from the World Cup since 2002 they appear to have a team capable of making it back to the Round 16. The Africans are expected to finish as outsiders in the tournament (+13900). But the real question is how they will progress from Group H which includes Japan, Colombia, and Poland.
Sports Interaction rates Senegal at odds of -182 as having a higher chance of missing the second round. If you think they will make it to the knockout stages, however, an attractive +140 is available. We are confident that Senegal will be able to emerge and recommend that you place a wager on them qualifying from Group H.
Senegal’s chances of achieving a similar performance in their second tournament are slim. They will most likely be playing England or Belgium in the Round of 16. Sports Interaction offers +240 if you agree Senegal will be eliminated from the World Cup. However, if they are determined to go further, you can get +500 for Senegal in the quarters or +1400 in the semi-finals.
No matter how they perform, Senegal is sure to be an exciting team at the 2018 World Cup. So make sure you place your wager and get on board.
Senegal’s 20122 World Cup Lineup
The latest internationals for Senegal were held against South Africa on November 10th-14th 2017. We will be looking at the lineup of Senegal’s latest international matches against South Africa, which were played on November 10th and 14th 2017.
Starting Lineup (4-3-3)
N’Diaye (Horoya) – Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli), Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham United), Lamine Gassama (Alanyaspor) – Idriss Gueye (Everton), Salif Sane (Hannover 96), Cheikh Ndoye (Birmingham City) – M’Baye Niang (Torino), Sakho (West Ham United), Sadio Mane (Liverpool).
Senegal’s World Cup history
Although Senegal has been eligible for qualification for the greatest sporting event in the world since 1970, they have not been able to qualify for the tournament for more than thirty years. Few people would have predicted that Senegal would qualify for the 2002 World Cup’s final CAF qualification group, but it was true.
Algeria, Egypt, and Morocco were part of Group C at the 2002 African World Cup qualifiers. These three teams had been to the final tournament before. Only the top teams would be able to book their trip to Japan or South Korea. However, before the final round of fixtures, three teams were still in the running: Senegal, Egypt, and Morocco who were respectively on 15, 12, and 12 points on July 21st 2001.
Morocco lost their chance of qualifying in the final match, which was played one week before this date. They would have won with a single point against the Senegalese, but Senegal won 1-0. This set up a fierce final matchday. Egypt travelled to Namibia to face Algeria, while Senegal traveled to Annaba to play against Egypt. The difference in goal difference could be the difference between winning or losing. It turned out that Egypt was unable to draw with Algeria in Annaba, while Senegal won 5-0 to win and leapfrog Morocco, thereby claiming their first ever World Cup appearance.Last Updated on October 2, 2021