The Senegal national team received a very painful slap in the face after it was confirmed that its first star, Sadio Mane, did not participate in the Qatar 2022 World Cup final due to a right leg injury, according to the Senegalese Federation. Today is Thursday.
And Senegal national team doctor Manuel Alfonso announced on the Teranga Lions Twitter account: “Unfortunately, today (Thursday) MRI showed that the development (recovery) is not as adequate as we thought, and we have to regret to report Sadio’s refusal from participation in the World Cup.
The doctor explained that “surgical intervention will be determined in the near future” for the former Liverpool star and the current German Bayern.
In his absence, the most notable star is Mane (30), who is ruled out of the upcoming final due to injury.
Mane’s participation in the World Cup squad for the African champion was in doubt, as he left with an injury to the tip of his right fibula (fibula) in the twenty-first minute during his Bavarian team’s victory over Werder Bremen (6-1). in the German Football League on 8 November.
Despite this, coach Aliou Cissé included him in the Senegal squad, hoping for the recovery of the best African player and the 2022 World Ballon d’Or runner-up.
Cissé now has to call a substitute for Mane and has until Sunday ahead of Senegal’s clash with the Netherlands in Group A of the World Cup, which also includes hosts Qatar and Ecuador.