Senegal national football team

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nickname(s)Les Lions de la Téranga
(The Lions of Teranga)
AssociationSenegalese Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachAliou Cissé
CaptainSadio Mané
Most capsHenri Camara (99)
Top scorerHenri Camara (29)
Home stadiumStade Léopold Sédar Senghor
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 19 Decrease 1 (22 December 2022)[1]
Highest23 (November 2017, December 2018)
Lowest99 (June 2013)
First international
 British Gambia 1–2 French Senegal
(Gambia; 1959)
Biggest win
 Senegal 7–0 Mauritius 
(Dakar, Senegal; 9 October 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Czechoslovakia 11–0 Senegal 
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; 2 November 1966)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2002)
Best resultQuarter-Finals (2002)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances15 (first in 1965)
Best resultWinner (2021)[2]

Senegal national football team is the national football team of Senegal.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 22 December 2022. Retrieved 22 December 2022.
  2. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 tournament was held in 2022.
  3. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.