Officially the 28th best team in the World, Senegal will be hoping to repeat their successes in the 2002 edition. 16 years ago, Senegal went unbeaten in the group stages and famously beat a world-class France side 1-0.

In what will be only their second ever World Cup appearance, Senegal have been pitted in Group H this time round, along with Japan, Colombia and Poland. They will rely on Liverpool’s talisman Saido Mane to steer them out of this tricky group and repeat their successes of 2002.

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