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Senegal's World Cup coach Metsu dies aged 59

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | October, 15 2013

Bruno Metsu, the French manager who stunned then-world champions Les Bleus at the 2002 World Cup with Senegal, has died after a long struggle with cancer. #INSERT type:image caption:Metsu's Senegal recorded one of the biggest World Cup upset...

WCQ CAF: Ivory Coast cruise, Algeria lose

ESPN staff | October, 12 2013

Ivory Coast took a healthy advantage into the next game with Senegal after winning the first leg of their African World Cup playoff on Saturday 3-1. Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba opened the scoring in the fifth minute by neatly converting ...

WCQ Africa: Ivory Coast drawn against Senegal Video

ESPN staff | September, 16 2013

Ivory Coast and Senegal have been drawn together in the African zone World Cup qualifying playoffs. Sabri Lamouchi's Ivory Coast, ranked as the top African nation by FIFA by some distance, will host the first leg but the return will be held at a neu...

Senegal to play Angola World Cup game in Guinea

ESPN staff | January, 30 2013

Senegal's next home World Cup qualifier against Angola will be held in Guinea with the country currently banned from playing matches in their national stadium.

Giresse takes on Senegal's bid to reach Brazil

ESPN staff | January, 9 2013

Alain Giresse has been appointed the new head coach of Senegal, replacing Joseph Koto who left the post after the team's failure to qualify for this month's African Nations Cup.

Santini and Giresse in the running for Senegal

ESPN staff | December, 19 2012

Former France manager Jacques Santini and World Cup veteran Alain Giresse are on a five-man shortlist to take over at the reins of Senegal, the country's football federation have revealed.

Senegal sack Koto after failure to reach ANC

ESPN staff | October, 24 2012

Senegal have axed coach Joseph Koto after his failure to guide the country to the 2013 African Nations Cup finals in South Africa.

Senegal official quits over African Nations Cup riot

ESPN staff | October, 18 2012

Senegalese Football Federation vice-president Louis Lamotte has resigned overthe rioting which forced a 2013 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ivory Coast to be abandoned.

African Nations Cup: Senegal disqualified after riot

ESPN staff | October, 16 2012

The Confederation of African Football has disqualified Senegal from the 2013 African Nations Cup.

ANC: 'Serious outbreaks' could send Senegal out

ESPN staff | October, 14 2012

The Senegalese Football Federation has confirmed via its official website the "very sombre circumstances" that forced their African Nations Cup qualifier with Ivory Coast to be abandoned due to rioting.

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