Senegal FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

Senegal FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List
Senegal FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

Senegal FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad – Senegal is one of the underdogs at the FIFA World Cup 2022 who can spoil the party of many other teams. 

The FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by Qatar. Everyone is looking forward to this world cup as Qatar has prepared very well and reports claim we will witness something new at this year’s world cup. 

The FIFA World Cup is just a few hours away from kick-off and our team is working hard and reviewing each team in detail. In this article, we will discuss the Senegal team. Our experts have done their best job to analyze and predict the 26 probable players who would travel to Qatar. 

Past Performances: Senegal at FIFA World Cup

Senegal has not been to world cups frequently. In the early years from 1930 – 1966, Senegal was part of France. After getting independence, Senegal failed to qualify till 1998. 

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the first appearance for Senegal where the team made its mark. The team finished as quarter-finalists. 

But again Senegal failed to qualify until 2018 when Senegal finished 17th. 

Now Senegal has qualified for the Qatar World Cup. The team looks in good form. Currently, Senegal are also the champion of the Africa Cup of Nations. Ranked 18th in the world, Senegal is surely one team to watch for at the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Year Round Position
1930 Senegal was part of France
1970 Did not qualify
1990 Did not enter
1994 Did not qualify
2002 Quarterfinals 7th
2006 Did not qualify
2018 Group Stage 17th
2022 Qualified
2026 To be determined

Senegal FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule

Senegal is part of Group A along with hosts Qatar, Ecuador and the Netherlands. This is a very interesting group with the Netherlands being the stronger team of the lot. Even if we consider the Netherlands to qualify with ease, the race for the number 2 spot between Senegal, Qatar and Ecuador will be interesting. 

Looking at the current form, Senegal has all the ammunition to overcome the Netherlands in the opening match of the FIFA World Cup. They will play the Netherlands on 21st November at Al Thumama Stadium. 

Senegal will face hosts Qatar on 25th November at Al Thumama Stadium. 

The final group stage match for Senegal will be against Ecuador. The match will be held at Khalifa International Stadium on 29th November 2022. 

Date Match Venue
21st November 2022 Senegal vs the Netherlands Al Thumama Stadium
25th November 2022 Senegal vs Qatar Al Thumama Stadium
29th November 2022 Senegal vs Ecuador Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

Senegal FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

Our team of experts have analyzed the Senegal team and picked the 26 probable player list. These are probable players who will travel to Qatar. The official Senegal World Cup squad is yet to be released. The list will be updated once the official team squads are announced. 

No. Pos. Player
1 GK Seny Dieng
16 GK Édouard Mendy
23 GK Alfred Gomis
2 DF Saliou Ciss
3 DF Kalidou Koulibaly (captain)
4 DF Pape Abou Cissé
12 DF Fodé Ballo-Touré
14 DF Abdoulaye Seck
21 DF Youssouf Sabaly
22 DF Abdou Diallo
DF Alpha Diounkou
5 MF Idrissa Gueye (vice-captain)
6 MF Nampalys Mendy
8 MF Cheikhou Kouyaté
13 MF Pape Gueye
15 MF Moustapha Name
17 MF Pape Matar Sarr
MF Mamadou Loum
7 FW Keita Baldé
9 FW Boulaye Dia
10 FW Sadio Mané
11 FW Habib Diallo
18 FW Ismaïla Sarr
19 FW Famara Diédhiou
20 FW Iliman Ndiaye

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