Doha, 21 November 2022 (TDI): The National team of Senegal aka the Lions of Teranga will be facing the Netherlands today for the group stages qualifiers.
Both teams were drawn in the category A section, and this made them start their match in the competition after the first match.
The game between these countries has been anticipated by many social media users due to the missing of one of the key players of Senegal, Sadio Mane who is the team’s captain. He was ruled out of the game due to an injury confirmed by the doctor.
FIFA World Cup to unite Countries
The aim to unite countries through soccer has been the goal of the United Nations and through its chapter and branch, ” Federation Internationale de Football Association” FIFA.
Both countries have appeared at several FIFA World Cups and have challenged their opponents for the best results possible.
Venue for the Senegal-Netherlands Match
They will again set to play today as both countries will be putting in their best to ensure that they win in other to move to the next stage.
Both countries will be playing at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar. The Senegalese players earlier yesterday had a training session at the stadium to ensure they are good to go for today.
The team Senegal against the Netherlands will also be the first West African nation to start its game in the World Cup. 4 African countries qualified for the FIFA World Cup.
The captain for Senegal, Kalidou Koulibaly in an interview expressed hope for the match and said they are well prepared for their match.
He further encouraged other teammates to keep up with the motivation for the battle for victory today. The team led by Aliou Cisse; Head Coach is determined to bring victory to the nation.
Senegal was the champion of the just-ended Africa Cup of Nations and also qualified for the World Cup. The Netherlands teams also expressed hope for victory in this match.
It is set to watch out for the relations that these games bring to many countries as they forge ahead for diplomatic ties.