- Supporters of Senegal’s Terenga Lions performed a stylish act at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium
- The fans’ impressive act is currently trending on the social media
- Only the Terenga Lions have so far claimed the only win by an African side at the global football showpiece
Supporters of Senegal’s Terenga Lions performed a stylish act at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium moments after Referee Nawaf Shukralla of Bahrain sounded the final whistle to end hostilities.
The Supporters’ impressive act is currently trending on the social media after they took full responsibility to clean up their section of the 45,360-capacity Spartak Stadium.
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In a video that lasted about 1.04, the Africans were seen picking up empty plastic bottles, nylon bags, piece of papers as well as other valueless objects they could find within the section they used during the encounter.
Interestingly, out of the five countries that are flying Africa’s flag at the global football showpiece, only the Terenga Lions have so far claimed the only win by an African side.
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Despite a hint of controversy surrounding Senegal’s goal, the Africans ensured that Poland’s White and Reds left the Spartak Stadium empty-handed on Tuesday.
Firstly, an own goal by Poland’s centre-half Thiago Cionek put Senegal on the lead before Mbaye Niang ‘controversial goal’ doubled the Teranga Lions’ lead on the 60th minute.
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After he ran back to the field of play after an injury and immediately intercepted a backpass from Grzegorz Krychowiak in the midfield, before seeing off former Arsenal shot-stopper Wojciech Szczesny as well as Southampton defender Jan Bednarek to the ball to slot into an open net.
Although, Krychowiak, reduced the goals on the 87th minute with a header, the Terenaga Lions’ held on to claim all three points.
The Senegalese battle joint-group H leaders’ Japan in their next feature at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup on June 24, at the Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Japan beat Colombia 2-1 in Group H opening fixture at the Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia.
Japan’s Yuya Osako got the all-important winner in the second half with 17 minutes remaining on the watch, but the South American could not come back as they did in the first half.
The encounter at Saransk saw Colombia superstar, James Rodriguez named on the bench due to a lingering calf injury, but that did not stop the South Americans taking the early initiative.
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