is one of those former French West African colonies that has only produced
winning sides sporadically. After a good result in 1990, the National team
has constantly done worse and just now has been turning around things.
Not only they have quite convincingly qualified, they also have had good
It should be the first
major tournament for most players if not all anyway as Senegal was last
qualified in 1994. So, much depends on the tournament acclimatisation whether
Senegal can continue their surprise story.
Their opponents are
in a questionable form and it seems possiible, Senegal might surprise them
and benefit from the draw into a relatively weaker group.