Lima, February 13, 2022Updated on 02/13/2022 10:55 pm
Sadio Mané went from concern to glory. The striker who plays for Liverpool failed from the twelve steps in the final against Egypt, but in the same match, already in the penalty shootout, he scored and gave his nation the first title. If before he was already very loved by the Senegalese fans, now he has become much more relevant.
Because he is the best player in the history of Senegal, in addition to standing out in the Premier League, Mané received recognition in his hometown. Sadio will name a stadium in Sédhiou, the place where he was born and where he spent much of his childhood.
“I would like, through this decision to give the name of Sadio Mané to the Stade de Sédhiou, to express the recognition of all the daughters and sons of the region, towards a man who makes Bambali and its regional capital known to all of humanity. , namely Sédhiou. Sadio Mané really deserves this honor”declared Adboulaye Diop, mayor of the city.
It is not the only recognition from the Senegalese state, since days before, the country’s president each received 50 million FCFA (about 87 thousand dollars), a 200 m2 plot of land in Dakar and a 500 m2 plot of land in Diamniadio. In addition, all the members of the campus receive the decoration of the ‘National Order of the Lion’.
“We dream of the cup, you built this dream and made it come true. Finally, here is the Africa Cup of Nations. I gave them a mission and they came back with the cup. This achievement is due to your personal qualities”affirmed the president.
For the World Cup in Qatar, Senegal must first qualify in a tie at the end of March precisely against Egypt. The round-trip matches will be played on March 23 and 29.