Scheduled for July 08 to 17, the Africa Cup of Nations Mini Football will be held in Ibadan, in Oyo state in southwestern Nigeria. Senegal, finalist of the previous edition, has the sole objective of winning the tournament.
The second edition of the mini-football CAN will start shortly. The Senegal Lions, unfortunate finalist of the last edition, will have the chance to do better in Nigeria, host country of the competition with which they share Pool A.
Defeated by Côte d’Ivoire in the penalty shoot-out after a 3-3 at the end of regulation time for the 2018 final, the Senegalese national team has only one thing in mind this time. : win the trophy. Clear and precise objective as the coach Cheikh Sidy Ba put it so well. “The objective is clear. For having been vice-champion of Africa, this year we have only one goal, the African title“, Specifies the coach to Sport News Africa. The Lions will begin competition against Nigeria, which hosts the tournament. A match with the taste of revenge since Senegal had eliminated the Super Eagles in Libya during the very first edition.