Senegal predicted lineup vs Zimbabwe, Preview, Prediction, Latest Team News, Livestream: AFCON 2022
Senegal face a tricky test in their cup journey, facing Zimbabwe. Alley Sport brings Senegal predicted lineup vs Zimbabwe and overview from this African Cup encounter.
The AFCON kicks off in Cameroon, with African giants battling it out to become the kings of Africa- sealing their place in the footballing history of the world. Algeria were the winners of the 2019 AFCON, and look to retain their title. This time, it would not be easy, as many African players have European football experience to their names, as Senegal are one of the contenders to fight for the title in the 2022 edition of the AFCON.
Senegal predicted lineup vs Zimbabwe: Preview
Senegal are one of the stronger African sides in the world, as they topped their World Cup qualification campaign, winning 5 games and drawing 1. Their last game was a 2-0 victory over Congo, which showed their ability to dominate games and win with ease. They now face Zimbabwe in their opening game of the group stage, with eyes on Premier League stars Sadio Mane and Eduoard Mendy, as the fascinating month of football begins.
Senegal vs Zimbabwe: Prediction
Senegal are considered one of the favourites to win this year’s AFCON, after being the finalists in the previous edition. Zimbabwe are one of the weaker teams in the competition, as they failed to qualify for the World Cup, finishing last in their group with no victories to their name. In our prediction, Senegal are expected to win 3-0 in their opening game of their AFCON journey.
Senegal predicted lineup vs Zimbabwe: Latest Team News
Kalidou Koulibaly and Ismalia Sarr are named in the team despite suffering from injury problems. However, reports emerge that 6 players have tested positive for COVID-19, and their participation would depend on their recovery. Here is the call up for the entire tournament for Senegal-
Goalkeepers: Edouard Mendy (Chelsea, England), Alfred Gomis (Rennes, France), Seny Dieng (Queens Park Rangers, England).
Defenders: Bouna Sarr (Bayern Munich, Germany), Saliou Ciss (Nancy, France), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli, Italy), Pape Abou Cisse (Olympiakos, Greece), Abdoulaye Seck (Royal Antwerp, Belgium), Abdou Diallo (Paris Saint-Germain, France), Ibrahima Mbaye (Bologna, Italy), Fode Ballo-Toure (AC Milan, Italy), Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace, England).
Midfielders: Pape Matar Sarr (Metz, France), Pape Gueye (Marseille, France), Nampalys Mendy (Leicester City, England), Idrissa Gana Gueye (Paris Saint-Germain, France), Moustapha Name (Paris FC, France), Mamadou Loum (Alaves, Spain), Joseph Lopy (Sochaux, France).
Forwards: Boulaye Dia (Villarreal, Spain), Sadio Mane (Liverpool, England), Habib Diallo (Strasbourg, France), Bamba Dieng (Marseille, France), Ismaila Sarr (Watford, England), Famara Diedhiou (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Mame Baba Thiam (Kayserispor,Turkey), Keita Balde (Cagliari, Italy).
Senegal predicted lineup vs Zimbabwe
Here’s our Senegal predicted lineup vs Zimbabwe
GK: Edouard Mendy
LB: Fode Ballo
CB: Cheikhou Kouyate
CB: Pape Abou Cisse
RB: Abdou Diallo
LM: Nampalys Mendy
CM: Pape Sarr
RM: Idrissa Gana Gueye
LW: Sadio Mane
ST: Habib Diallo
RW: Keita Balde
Senegal vs Zimbabwe: Livestream
Senegal vs Zimbabwe kicks off on Monday, 10th January at 1:00 PM GMT. This means the game would be broadcasted at 5:00 AM PST and 8:00 AM EST for the viewers in the United States, on the same day- 10th January. Viewers in India can watch the game to be broadcasted at 6:30 PM IST on 10th January.
Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the game on the Sky Sports Network. The viewers in the United States can catch all the AFCON action on the beIn Sports network, the official broadcasters of AFCON in North America.
The broadcast rights of 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations in India have been taken by Sony Pictures Sports Network, which means fans can watch the tournament live on the Sony Six/Sony ESPN channels. Viewers can also watch the game on the Sony LIV app.
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