The selection of Senegal will measure forces this Saturday with that of bolivia in a match friendly in the French city of Orleans, where the African team will take another step in its preparation for the 2022 World Cup.
Against the South American team, he will be the first game that Aliou Cissé’s team will face before their debut in group A of the World Cup event, made up of the host team, the selection of Ecuador and the Netherlands.
The “teranga lions” will have for this match several of his figures and its leader, Sadio Manefrom German Bayern Munich.
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One of the confirmed absences for the World Cup is the front Keita Balde, of Spartak Moscow, sanctioned with three-month suspension for not complying with the anti-doping protocol when he defended the Italian Cagliari.
is also Bayern Munich defender Bouna Sarr ruled out due to an injury to the patellar tendon in one knee.
Bolivia has taken the duel very seriously against the Senegalese since their main figures appear in their call, such as the goalkeeper Charles Lampeof the Argentinian Atlético Tucumán and leader of the championship of that country, and its historic scorer Marcelo Martinsattacker of the Paraguayan Cerro Porteño.
On this occasion, the Green bench will be occupied by the Paraguayan-Bolivian Pablo Escobarcoach of the minor teams, in the absence of Argentine coach Gustavo Costas.
Costas, who recently signed his contract with the Bolivian Football Federation, is still tied to Chilean side Palestino, so he will assume full command of Bolivia next November.
The green will seek to start with the right foot this new stage in which it seeks to consolidate its new figures and integrate a new litter of soccer players to face the next World Cup qualifying process.
Senegalese and Bolivians will meet for the second time. In the first, in 2002, the Africans won 2-1 in another friendly.
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The Cisse’s squad have planned another friendly against the Iranian team three days after the match against Bolivia.
Carlos Lampe; Luis Haquín, Marc Enoumba, José Sagredo; Diego Bejarano, Leonel Justiniano, Fernando Saucedo, Ramiro Vaca, Roberto Fernández; Bruno Miranda, Marcelo Martins. DT: Pablo Escobar.
Alfred Gomis; Noah Fadinga, Abou Cissé, Kalidou Koulibaly, Ismail Jakobs; Iliman Ndiaye, Nampalys Mendy, Idrissa Gueye; Sadio Mane, Boulaye Dia, Ismaila Sarr. DT: Aliou Cisse.
Stadium: La Source, Orleans (France).
Hour: 12:00 from Ecuador.