Tag: senegal

YNaijaNovember 25, 2022

Senegal becomes the first African team to win at the World Cup after defeating Qatar 3-1

Senegal becomes the first African team to win a World Cup match after defeating Qatar 3-1. Qatar, on the other ...

YNaijaNovember 11, 2022

Sadio Mane named in Senegal World Cup squad despite injury concerns

Despite injury worries, Sadio Mane has been nominated to Senegal’s roster for this month’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar.  This ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 6, 2022

For the next 18 months, Senegal will be called AFCON Champions | #AFCON2021

Sadio Mané has been named #AFCON2021 Player of the Tournament. Édouard Mendy has been awarded the Best Goalkeeper award. Sadio ...

Ado AminuNovember 30, 2021

Omicron: Reps want more vigilance on travellers coming into Nigeria | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: The rising cost of the ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 10, 2020

Akon is convinced that Africans fight gorillas with their bare hands

There are certain variables, such as distance, single stories and economic philosophies that tends to create a cultural disconnect in ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 20, 2019

ICYMI: See AFCON 2019 Best XI, top records and individual award winners

The 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) came to a climax late Friday after a very colourful ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 19, 2019

BREAKING: 29 years after, Algeria are AFCON champions again

Les Fennecs of Algeria have emerged winners of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, beating the Terranga Lions of Senegal ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Senegal pip Carthage Eagles of Tunisia to qualify for AFCON 2019 Final

The Terranga Lions of Senegal have pipped the Carthage Eagles 1-0 to qualify for the final of the ongoing African ...

Ade ThompsonJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Senegal crash out of Group H on fair play

Senegal lost to Colombia 1-0 in their group H decider to crash out of the World Cup and break African ...

Ade ThompsonJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: All hope rests on Mané and Senegal for Africa

After Nigeria’s defeat to Argentina on Tuesday, Senegal are now the last standing hope for Africans at the World Cup ...

Ade ThompsonJune 24, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Relief for Falcao as he rallies Colombia to victory | Senegal can only draw with Japan

Colombian captain Radamel Falcao powered his country to a convincing 3-0 victory over an extremely overwhelmed Polish side. Falcao grabbed ...

Ade ThompsonJune 24, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: Can Mané’s Senegal secure Africa’s first spot in the Round of 16?

After Senegal’s impressive 2-1 victory over Poland in their opening game, they will be looking to replicate that performance to ...

Ade ThompsonJune 20, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Is Africa ready to win the World Cup anytime soon?

After the first round of games in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and all the African teams have taken to ...

Ade ThompsonJune 19, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Mixed feelings as Senegal grabs Africa’s first win and Egypt lose to Russia

Senegal raised Africa’s flag high by defeating Robert Lewandowski’s Poland 2-1 in their Group H opener. Senegal looked the better ...

Ade ThompsonJune 13, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Mané looks to raise Africa’s flag in Group H

Sadio Mané is Senegal’s flagship player and will be looking to follow the footsteps of Senegal’s 2002 World Cup team ...

Edwin OkoloApril 16, 2018

Senegal has cracked the code for sex work, when will the rest of Africa?

You might not have heard about this, but Senegal has quietly led advancements in West Africa through its partnerships with ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2018

Senegal is building a modern city for Africa’s growth and development

While Nigeria is still struggling to get decent power supply, Senegal is busy doing its own thing, building world-class facilities ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 1, 2018

The Late 5: Rihanna not welcome in Senegal, IGP warns state govts against arming militia and vigilantes and other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Nigerian Senate Thursday, expressed concern over the spread of Lassa Fever ...

EditorNovember 8, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Senegal’s abortion laws are causing a rise in infanticide

It is naive to think that the restrictive laws we impose on the bodies and sexualities of women do not ...

Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

The Thread: Jollof wars | Did Lai Mohammed mistakenly throw Nigeria under the bus on CNN?

Richard Quest of CNN’s Quest Means Business has been in town for a while- after 10 years. He has jogged ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Super Eagles ranked 40th in latest FIFA ranking

by Dolapo Adelana The Super Eagles are now ranked the 40th best team in men’s football. In the latest ranking ...

AzeezMarch 25, 2017

Senegal’s President calls Buhari, lauds him on Gambia

Senegal’s  President Macky Sall has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his role in ensuring peaceful transition of government in The ...

AzeezMarch 25, 2017

We were not in charge of Super Eagles friendly match streaming – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation has dissociated itself from the failure of a plan to have Thursday’s international friendly between the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 27, 2017

YNaija Says: On Southern Kaduna killings, Audu Maikori is not the problem. The government is

For the past few months, the communities of the southern part of Kaduna State have been turned into killing fields ...

ToluJanuary 20, 2017

Adama Barrow worked as a security guard in the UK | 7 things you should know about Gambia’s new president

From the time Adama Barrow emerged winner of the Gambian presidential elections on December 1, he had been successfully upstaged ...

Isime EseneJanuary 19, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Is Nigeria over-doing its military adventurism in The Gambia?

The news that Nigeria will be contributing troops to the West African military force heading to The Gambia to enforce ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Gambia: Barrow arrives for ‘inauguration’

President-elect of The Gambia, Adama Barrow has arrived at his country’s embassy in Senegal for his inauguration, BBC Africa reports. Barrow, ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Reuben Abati: MMM, Sambisa and the boy died

by Reuben Abati Happy New Year, my brother” “What do you mean happy new year, more than two weeks into ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Just In: Gambia’s Barrow to remain in Senegal until inauguration

Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow is set to remain in neighbouring Senegal at the request of West African leaders until his ...

ToluDecember 15, 2016

It’s here! CAF Africa Beach Soccer hits Lagos

When you hear the words beach soccer, what comes to your mind? Sun? Bikinis? Fun? Action? The Africa Beach Soccer ...

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