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#Senegal

From The42 Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate Controversy

Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate

Cheikhou Kouyate indicated he feels European and South American players are favoured in the voting.

From The42 Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final Champions This post contains videos

Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final

On the back foot for the majority of the game, Algeria defended their early lead against Senagal to lift the title for the second time.

From The42 Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy Result

Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy

They await the winners of the clash of Nigeria and Algeria.

From The42 Gueye breaks Benin's resolve and books Senegal's AFCON semi-final spot Final Four

Gueye breaks Benin's resolve and books Senegal's AFCON semi-final spot

Senegal were 1-0 winners in Cairo to become the first side advance to the final four.

From The42 Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals Main Man

Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals

The Liverpool forward made the difference to set up a last-eight clash with surprise package Benin.

From The42 After scoring 44 goals for club and country in 2018, Salah retains African Player of the Year Egyptian King

After scoring 44 goals for club and country in 2018, Salah retains African Player of the Year

The Liverpool star once again saw off competition from club team-mate Sadio Mane.

From The42 Mane a possible doubt for the weekend as Liverpool star undergoes 'successful' hand surgery Tick Tock

Mane a possible doubt for the weekend as Liverpool star undergoes 'successful' hand surgery

The 26-year-old reportedly broke his thumb while on international duty for Senegal.

From The42 At least one person killed and nearly 40 injured after stampede at Africa Cup of Nations qualifier Madagascar

At least one person killed and nearly 40 injured after stampede at Africa Cup of Nations qualifier

Fans had queued outside the stadium nine hours before the start of the eagerly-awaited match.

From The42 Senegal complain to Fifa over fair play rule Crying Foul

Senegal complain to Fifa over fair play rule

‘Japan literally refused to play when it learned that Colombia had just scored a goal against Senegal… which is contrary to the principles governing football.’

Lord Sugar apologised on Twitter after posting and deleting a racist tweet about Senegal's football team

Meanwhile, the rest of the world are in love with Senegal’s World Cup team and their fans.

From The42 Ex-Spurs chairman Alan Sugar apologises for 'seriously misjudged' Senegal tweet Sweet Lord

Ex-Spurs chairman Alan Sugar apologises for 'seriously misjudged' Senegal tweet

Sugar was criticised for ‘a shocking, vile tweet’ which he claimed was simply a joke that people had ‘misunderstood’.

From The42 Mohamed Salah wins African Footballer of the Year Mo Salah Mo Awards

Mohamed Salah wins African Footballer of the Year

Sadio Mané and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finished second and third respectively.

From The42 World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off Eastern Promise

World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off

The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.

From The42 Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia Road To Russia

Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia

Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.

From The42 'We have the players to get to the top of the league' - Gueye surprised by Everton form Title Challengers

'We have the players to get to the top of the league' - Gueye surprised by Everton form

The Toffees midfielder does not think the club should be in the bottom-half of the Premier League table, claiming that things have been difficult

From TheJournal.ie Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs) YAHYA Jammeh

Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs)

Yahya Jammeh, who had until last night refused to accept his losing result in last month’s election, has led the west African nation since seizing power in a coup 22 years ago.

From The42 Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations Sticking Around This post contains videos

Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations

Saint-Etienne’s Henri Saivet was also on target as Zimbabwe were easily beaten.

From TheJournal.ie America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements Security Council

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements

New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

From TheJournal.ie This African village is under siege by marauding killer hippos Senegal

This African village is under siege by marauding killer hippos

The village of Gouloumbou in Senegal has seen countless fishermen maimed or killed by hippos in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie This Senegalese bird might have taken a wrong turn at the Ivory Coast and ended up in Cork... Hate It When That Happens

This Senegalese bird might have taken a wrong turn at the Ivory Coast and ended up in Cork...

… in all likelihood though, the bird probably has an owner in the local area.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Meet the three new foreign ambassadors to Ireland Warm Welcome

Pics: Meet the three new foreign ambassadors to Ireland

The ambassadors are from Iran, China and Senegal.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What was once called 'the white gold' is no longer a source of hope Fair Is Fair

Column: What was once called 'the white gold' is no longer a source of hope

In the past three years, sales of Fairtrade cotton in Europe has fallen – leaving those who produce it without the support needed to build a better future, writes Dunstan Burke.

From TheJournal.ie (PHOTOS) The Door of No Return: the last stop of the Atlantic Slave Trade House Of Slaves This post contains images

(PHOTOS) The Door of No Return: the last stop of the Atlantic Slave Trade

The House of Slaves on Senegal’s Gorée Island is believed to be one of the the final exit points for many slaves from Africa being brought to the Americas.

From The42 El-Hadji Diouf criticises 'egotistical' Gerrard Attack

El-Hadji Diouf criticises 'egotistical' Gerrard

There is no love lost between the Senegalese player and his former Liverpool teammate.

From The42 Africa Cup of Nations match abandoned after fans riot Stadium Violence

Africa Cup of Nations match abandoned after fans riot

As Senegal trailed 2-0 at home to the Ivory coast, fans in the Dakar stadium turned to violence.

From The42 London 2012: Senegal spoil Britain party, Brazil survive Egypt fightback MATCH REPORTS

London 2012: Senegal spoil Britain party, Brazil survive Egypt fightback

Team GB managed a disappointing 1-1 draw in their Opening match at the Olympics.

From The42 Opinion: does a manager’s nationality matter in international football? Conjecture

Opinion: does a manager’s nationality matter in international football?

Based on statistics from Euro 2000 onwards, we assess this much-debated topic.

From TheJournal.ie New Senegal president promises "new era" for country Senegal

New Senegal president promises "new era" for country

“Tonight, a new era begins for Senegal,” Macky Sall said last night. President Abdoulaye Wade conceded defeat to his former protegé late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region Food Crisis

Ireland gives €5 million in emergency funding to Sahel region

Ten million people are at risk from a growing food crisis in Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria.

From The42 African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group A AFCON This post contains videos

African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group A

Africa’s biggest football tournament begins on Saturday and we start our four-part look at the teams involved today.

From The42 The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up Where Next?

The Departures Lounge: your daily transfer gossip round-up

A certain Mr Trapattoni may not be over the moon upon reading today’s top story…

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills two in Italian market Racism

Gunman kills two in Italian market

The Italian president has condemned the racist attack, which saw two Senegalese people murdered, as a “blind explosion of hatred”.

From TheJournal.ie Drug traffickers 'using submarines' to ship cocaine to Europe Trafficking This post contains videos

Drug traffickers 'using submarines' to ship cocaine to Europe

Cartels operating drug routes through West Africa may be using submarines – which can be ‘bought freely on the international market’, a UN official said.

From The42 Gaddafi is my friend, says Rangers star Diouf Huh?

Gaddafi is my friend, says Rangers star Diouf

Senegalese international tells reporters of his admiration for Libyan leader.