The harm to the Bayern Munich ahead is a crushing blow to Senegal’s possibilities at Qatar 2022.
Senegal ahead Sadio Mane won’t play on the Qatar 2022 World Cup resulting from a leg harm, the staff’s physician has mentioned.
“Sadly, in the present day’s [Thursday] MRI exhibits us that the advance shouldn’t be as beneficial as we imagined and sadly, we now have to withdraw Sadio from the World Cup,” mentioned Manuel Afonso in a video on the official Senegal Twitter account on Thursday. He added that surgical procedure must be performed quickly.
Mane has been dominated out of the event due to an harm to his proper fibula, the nation’s soccer federation mentioned, which was sustained whereas enjoying for Bayern Munich towards Werder Bremen throughout a German league sport on November 8.
Most of Senegal’s squad arrived in Qatar for the World Cup on Sunday. The staff’s first sport in Qatar is towards the Netherlands on Monday.
Senegal performs host Qatar 4 days after it faces the Netherlands. Its remaining sport in Group A is towards Ecuador on November 29.
Mane has been the staff’s talisman, scoring the profitable penalty on the Africa Cup of Nations remaining in Cameroon in February and 6 weeks later securing World Cup qualification. On each events, they edged out Egypt on post-match penalties.
Mane, 30, has twice been named African Footballer of the Yr.