The injury to the Bayern Munich player is a serious blow to Senegal’s chances at Qatar 2022.
Senegalese striker Sadio Mane will not play in the Qatar 2022 World Cup due to a leg injury, the team’s doctor has said.
“Unfortunately, today.” [Thursday] “The MRI shows us that the change is not as good as we thought, and unfortunately, we have to remove Sadio from the World Cup,” said Manuel Afonso. video on Senegal’s official Twitter account on Thursday. He said that surgery should be done soon.
Mane was ruled out of the tournament due to an injury to his right hand, the world football governing body said, continuing to play for Bayern Munich against Werder Bremen in a German league match on November 8.
Most of Senegal’s players arrived in Qatar for the World Cup on Sunday. The team’s first match in Qatar is against the Netherlands on Monday.
Senegal will play Qatar four days after playing the Netherlands. His last match in Group A will be against Ecuador on November 29.
Mane became the team’s talisman, scoring the winning penalty in the Africa Cup of Nations final in Cameroon in February and six weeks later qualified for the World Cup. Both times, he sent Egypt out on penalties.
Mane, 30, has twice been named African Footballer of the Year.