The damage 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 as a consequence of a leg damage, the crew’s physician has stated.
“Sadly, at this time’s [Thursday] MRI exhibits us that the development will not be as beneficial as we imagined and sadly, now we have to withdraw Sadio from the World Cup,” stated Manuel Afonso in a video on the official Senegal Twitter account on Thursday. He added that surgical procedure should be carried out quickly.
Mane has been dominated out of the event due to an damage to his proper fibula, the nation’s soccer federation stated, which was sustained whereas enjoying for Bayern Munich towards Werder Bremen throughout a German league recreation on November 8.
Most of Senegal’s squad arrived in Qatar for the World Cup on Sunday. The crew’s first recreation in Qatar is towards the Netherlands on Monday.
Senegal performs host Qatar 4 days after it faces the Netherlands. Its remaining recreation in Group A is towards Ecuador on November 29.
Mane has been the crew’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.