After meeting Nana Akufo-Addo, the Ghanaian president, the ex-Juventus Turin and Manchester United player said his « dream » was from « changing the image of Africa ». “I really want, through my social networks, that this generation knows that they can succeed in their own country”, he hammers. The native of Dakar also burns to see, « Maybe one day », « an African team to win the World Cup“. For the time being, none has yet managed to cross the stage of the quarter-finals.
In Qatar, the Teranga Lions were placed in Pool A, made up of the host country, Ecuador and the Netherlands.