CAF Honor Senegal Coach Cisse For Remarkable Qatar 2022 Accomplishment
Following his team’s victory over the hosts Qatar on Friday, Senegal’s head coach Aliou Cisse has been honored by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The African champions won their opening match of the competition by defeating Qatar 3-1.
By winning two FIFA World Cup games, Cisse became the first African manager to do it.
The CAF Tweet paid tribute to the former Senegal captain on social media.
Senegal give Africa the first #FIFAWorldCup2022 victory ✌️
🇸🇳 An inspiring performance from the African champions to beat the hosts 🦁
📸: @FIFAWorldCup pic.twitter.com/ZdsqNJehRZ
— CAF (@CAF_Online) November 25, 2022
the first African manager in history to win two World Cup games
The victory increased the West Africans’ likelihood of making it to the Round of 16.
To ensure a spot in the next round, The Terangha Lions must now defeat Ecuador in their final group match.