Senegal coach Aliou Cisse wears a N70.8m watch during a match

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse wears a N70.8m watch during a match

- Aliou Cisse wears a €170k wrist watch during Senegal's win against Poland

- The Teranga Lions became the first African team to win a match in Russia

- Japan defeated Colombia by 2-1 in the other Group H match played yesterday

Senegal became the first African country to win a match at the ongoing World Cup after defeating Poland by 2-1 in Group H.

Apart from the players, coach Aliou Cisse is another personality that has been behind the Teranga Lions' remarkable performance over the years.

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse wears a N70.8m euros watch during a match
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse appreciates traveling fans after Senegal's 2-1 win over Poland

The 42-year-old who represented his country at the 2002 World Cup was pictured wearing a watch worth €170k while giving instructions on the sidelines.

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The Senegalese legend might appear simple but his leather watch wrapped around his wrist is far worth more than his looks.

The West Africans got ahead after Thiago Cionek scored an own goal in the 35th minute and another from Mbaye Niang was the decisive goal of the match in the second half.

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Grzegorz Krychowiak pulled one back for Poland in the 86th minute as Senegal held on to claim maximum points in the group.

Senegal have put themselves in a good position after the other group match between Japan and Colombia ended in a 2-1 victory in favour of the Asians.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Colombia played with 10-men as earlier as the fifth minute of the match when Carlos Sanchez was given his marching orders after handling the ball in the box against Japan.

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Shinji Kagawa converted the resulting spot-kick to put Japan ahead, but Colombia responded in the 39th minute through Juan Quintero from a set-piece.

But 17 minutes from time, Yuya Osako headed him the winner to hand Japan a famous victory over the South American powerhouse.

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Source: Legit.ng

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