Senegal beat Namibia on the fourth day on Tuesday, October 12 in South Africa and qualify for the playoffs (3-1). Farama Diedhiou offered a hat trick.
Against Namibia, Senegal aimed for a fourth victory in a row on Tuesday, October 12. The contract is fulfilled for Africa’s vice-champion. If the opponent had been swept away on the third day in Thiès (4-1), this time in South Africa, the lions in Téranga would not have been so imperial during the first period. Although Aliou Cissé’s men opened the scoring with a magnificent header from Farama Diedhiou, served impeccably by Sadio Mané (22nd).
On the lawn at Orlando Stadium, in Johannesburg, Namibia responded with a powerful shot from Peter Shalulile that left three Senegalese defenders (27th) untouched. She could have doubled the bet after a free kick from Willy Stephanus (45 + 2).
Despite the attempts of Keita Baldé and Sadio Mané, the lions returned to the locker room, which was kept in check by the Namibians.
Farama Diedhiou, series scorer Everything accelerates in the second half. Finally, alone in the area, Farama Diedhiou always doubles the bet with his head, this time served by Saliou Ciss (51st). Brouillonne, the Senegal team held fast, when Namibia on several occasions set fire to the Lions defense. Like this Shalulile ball grazing the skylight (79th). Farama Diedhiou almost reduced the deficit, having drawn the entire left side defense away, but the shot went straight into the arms of the goalkeeper.
With this victory, Senegal, who had participated in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, open the ball to the teams that qualified for the playoffs.