By Anye Nde Nsoh
Sports Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
The Teranga Lions of Senegal jetting into Cameroon for the 33rd edition of TotalEnergies African Cup of Nations 2021 on a minus, will have to consider their battles in the tournament very patriotic after hearing the words of their President Macky Sall.
The Senegalese President was speaking shortly before coach Aliou Cissé and boys took off via Blaise Diagne International Airport in Dakar. He urged them to make history in Cameroon when the tournament unfolds.
“Make Cameroon 2021 the time of victory for Senegal, that is to say the most beautiful page in the history of our country’s participation in the African Nations Cup.” President Macky Sall told Senegalese delegation heading for Cameroon.
Senegal’s delegation is heading for the AFCON in Cameroon without three of its players and 6 staff due to the coronavirus pandemic and have been quarantined. France based Strasbourg forward, Habib Diallo, AS Nancy winger, Salious Ciss and Mamadou Loum Ndiaye of Deportivo Alaves in Spain all returned positive Covid-19 test results after tests conducted on Tuesday January 4.
Lodged in group B f the Bafoussam site, Senegal is tasked to face the Flames of Malawi, Warriors of Zimbabwe and the Syli Nationals of Guinea Conakry.
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