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AFCON Friendly: Senegal beat Congo in their final friendly Match

Two first half goals from Diao Balde Keita and Alioune Ndiaye ensured the Senegalese national team end the AFCON preparatory journey on a positive note with a 2-0 win over Congo Brazzaville at the Stade Municipal de Kintélé.

Balde opened the scoring in the 19th minute before Ndiaye wrapped up business with a minute to the half time break.

This was the second win for Senegal in a space of four days following a 2-1 victory against Libya at the same stadium.


Moussa Sow and Ismaila Sarr scored for Senegal before Mohamed Al Ghanodi pulled a goal back in the 68th minute.

Team Line ups:

Senegal XI: Abdoulaye Diallo, Kalidou Koulibaly, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Cheikhou Kouyate (Captain), Mame Birame Diouf, Sadio Mane, Zargo Toure, Papakouli Diop, Papa Alioune Ndiaye, Saliou Ciss, Diao Keita

Head coach: Aliou Cisse

Congo XI: Francis Okombi, Berenger Itoua, Baron Kibamba, Morola Imouele Ngampio, Giovani Ipamy, Bermagin Kangou, Cesaire Gandze, Chardin Mfoutou, Ulrich Tsiba, Gildas Mouyabi

Head coach: Barthelemy Ngatsono

Match officials:

Main Referee: Yannick Malala Kabanga

Assistant Referees: Daddy Diassiwa and Freddy Mputu Lopele

Fourth Official: Messie Nkounkou

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