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Senegal Becomes the First African Team to Qualify for World Cup round of 16

Senegal's Lions of Teranga have become the first African team to qualify for this year's world cup tournament round of 16. This became a reality after the reigning African cup of Nations champions produced a masterpiece that enabled them to beat Central American side Equador 2-1.

Senegal which was part of the group A managed to secure the second place in the group after garnering 6 points in the three group stage matches. They became second to Holland which won the group with 7 points.

Senegal which have been lacking their star player Sadio Mane due to injury managed to beat hosts Qatar and Equador after being beaten 1-0 by Holland in their first group stage match.

Qatar who are the hosts bowed out of the tournament after losing all of their group stage matches finish number 4 in their group.

The other African teams will be looking to follow in the Senegal's footsteps and also manage to make it to the final 16.

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