CHAN 2023: Senegal smashes the Algerian dream and wins its first trophy

The Senegalese Mamadou Sané against the Algerian Abderrahmane Meziane.


Text by: Ndiasse Sambe Follow

At the end of the suspense, the local football team of Senegal won its first African Nations Championship by winning on Saturday January 4th against Algeria (0-0, pens: 5-4).

The improvement of Senegalese football, winner of its first CAN, a year ago, continues. 


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Senegalese football begins the year 2023 as it had begun that of 2022. Two days before the celebration of the first anniversary of the first victory at CAN, the local Lions brought back a trophy from Algeria to make the celebration even more beautiful.

Pape Thiaw's men did (almost) like those of Aliou Cissé by bringing back the first CHAN in the history of Senegalese football.

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