World Cup 2022. Senegalese Koyate faces absence from match against Qatar

The Senegal Football Federation has announced that its first-team midfielder Cheikhou Kouyaté is suffering from “invisible inflammation” in his right thigh and “probably won’t be able” to face Qatar on Friday.

An English player from Nottingham Forest was injured during Senegal’s 2-0 loss to the Netherlands in the first round of the World Cup group stage in Qatar and came out on a stretcher during the match, raising fears for the player’s final departure to increase suffering.” Lions of Tiranga, who lost the services of their best players Sadio Mane.

Pap Guy, Marseille’s French midfielder who replaced Kouyaté during the match against the Netherlands, could replace him again if he is absent against host Qatar in the second round of the 2022 World Cup Group A competition.

It is noteworthy that the Qatar national team was defeated in the first round of the group stage with the same result 0:2 against Ecuador.

Source: agencies

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