Senegal secured their first World Cup win today after beating host nation Qatar by a 3-1 score at full time. Senegal becomes the first African contingent to win a World Cup in Qatar after all Continent representatives had failed during the first round of the group stages game.
41′ Boulaye Dia who helped the Lions of Terenga seal a World Cup spot against Egypt in both legs scored Senegal’s first goal.
48′ Alanyaspor forward Famara Diedhiou extends Senegal’s lead to 2-0 through a superb assist from Ismail Jakob.
78′ Muntari Mohammed pulled back for Qatar as the scoreline turned 2-1.
84′ Marseilles forward Bamba Dieng made it 3-1 via Ndiaye’s assist.
Senegal with three points is hoping to make it to the last two in group A. They sit in the third position with the same points as the Netherlands and Ecuador, both of which have a game at hand.