# Senegal

This year
# Senegal
Dozens killed in Senegal bus accident
One official said that 38 people had died and 87 were injured in the accident.
Last year
# Three and easy
England ease past Senegal to set up defining World Cup quarter-final with France
England overcame a sluggish start to win 3-0.
# Setback
Senegal beat Qatar to leave World Cup hosts on brink of early exit
The African champions had opened with a 2-0 loss to the Netherlands.
# nooo mane mane
Sadio Mane ruled out of World Cup - Senegal
Team officials announced the news on Thursday, and Bayern Munich later provided more details on Mane’s injury.
# On the plane
Sergio Ramos left out of Spain World Cup squad; Jasper Cillessen the surprise Dutch omission
Sadio Mane in Senegal’s squad despite injury fear
# SAD-io Mane
Senegal suffer serious World Cup blow after Sadio Mane picks up injury
Ex-Liverpool striker’s availability for the tournament in serious doubt after he was injured in last night’s victory for Bayern over Werder Bremen.
# Qatar 2022
Senegal forward Balde set to miss World Cup after being handed three-month doping ban
The Africa Cup of Nations winner, currently at Spartak Moscow, has been suspended until 5 December.
# Main Mané
Mane grabs hat-trick for Senegal and hints at leaving Liverpool
Reds striker has been linked to German giants Bayern Munich.
# The Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
# Tivaouane
11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire
A local politician said the tragedy was caused by “a short circuit”.
# Senegal
Death of pregnant woman pleading for care sparks outrage in Senegal
Astou Sokhna died nine months pregnant on 7 April after doctors refused her request to perform a caesarean section.
# Africa
Mane scores and Salah misses in penalty shootout as Senegal beat Egypt to reach World Cup
Partey strikes as Ghana upset Nigeria to reach World Cup
# Historic
Mane converts winning spot-kick as Senegal win first AFCON after penalties
Sadio Mane had previously missed a penalty in the first half of normal time before later sealing the winner against Egypt.
# Back once again
Mane and Senegal break Burkina Faso hearts to reach AFCON final
Abdou Diallo, Idrissa Gana Gueye and Mane scored second-half goals to secure a 3-1 victory.
# Report
AFCON journey ends for Shamrock Rovers star Lopes as Mane helps Senegal advance
The effects of a bout of food poisoning forced the Dublin-born defender off at half-time in Cape Verde’s defeat.
# Conflict
Second Africa Cup of Nations row for Watford as club accused of refusing to release Senegal winger
Nigeria previously suggested Watford were ‘baring fangs’ when the club objected to Emmanuel Dennis being named in their squad.
All time
# Africa
R&B singer Akon moves ahead with Black Panther-style city in Senegal
Akon, who first announced his idea for the utopian city in 2018, has described it as a “real-life Wakanda”.
# Controversy
Ballon d'Or: Mane overlooked for being African, claims Senegal team-mate
Cheikhou Kouyate indicated he feels European and South American players are favoured in the voting.
# Champions
Bizarre deflected early goal enough for Algeria to claim AFCON glory in scrappy final
On the back foot for the majority of the game, Algeria defended their early lead against Senagal to lift the title for the second time.
# Result
Extra-time own goal sends Mane's Senegal into Africa Cup of Nations final amid VAR controversy
They await the winners of the clash of Nigeria and Algeria.
# Final Four
Gueye breaks Benin's resolve and books Senegal's AFCON semi-final spot
Senegal were 1-0 winners in Cairo to become the first side advance to the final four.
# main man
Mane scores and misses penalty as Senegal nudge into AFCON quarter-finals
The Liverpool forward made the difference to set up a last-eight clash with surprise package Benin.
# egyptian king
After scoring 44 goals for club and country in 2018, Salah retains African Player of the Year
The Liverpool star once again saw off competition from club team-mate Sadio Mane.
# Tick tock
Mane a possible doubt for the weekend as Liverpool star undergoes 'successful' hand surgery
The 26-year-old reportedly broke his thumb while on international duty for Senegal.
# madagascar
At least one person killed and nearly 40 injured after stampede at Africa Cup of Nations qualifier
Fans had queued outside the stadium nine hours before the start of the eagerly-awaited match.
# crying foul
Senegal complain to Fifa over fair play rule
‘Japan literally refused to play when it learned that Colombia had just scored a goal against Senegal… which is contrary to the principles governing football.’
# lord sugar
Lord Sugar apologised on Twitter after posting and deleting a racist tweet about Senegal's football team
Meanwhile, the rest of the world are in love with Senegal’s World Cup team and their fans.
# sweet lord
Ex-Spurs chairman Alan Sugar apologises for 'seriously misjudged' Senegal tweet
Sugar was criticised for ‘a shocking, vile tweet’ which he claimed was simply a joke that people had ‘misunderstood’.
# Mo Salah mo awards
Mohamed Salah wins African Footballer of the Year
Sadio Mané and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finished second and third respectively.
# eastern promise
World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.
# road to russia
Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.
# title challengers
'We have the players to get to the top of the league' - Gueye surprised by Everton form
The Toffees midfielder does not think the club should be in the bottom-half of the Premier League table, claiming that things have been difficult
# YAHYA Jammeh
Profile: Gambia's enigmatic leader who refused to cede power (and claims he can cure AIDS with herbs)
Yahya Jammeh, who had until last night refused to accept his losing result in last month’s election, has led the west African nation since seizing power in a coup 22 years ago.
# sticking around
Liverpool's Mane stars as Senegal progress in Africa Cup of Nations
Saint-Etienne’s Henri Saivet was also on target as Zimbabwe were easily beaten.
# Security Council
America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements
New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.
# Senegal
This African village is under siege by marauding killer hippos
The village of Gouloumbou in Senegal has seen countless fishermen maimed or killed by hippos in recent years.
# hate it when that happens
This Senegalese bird might have taken a wrong turn at the Ivory Coast and ended up in Cork...
… in all likelihood though, the bird probably has an owner in the local area.
# warm welcome
Pics: Meet the three new foreign ambassadors to Ireland
The ambassadors are from Iran, China and Senegal.
Column: What was once called 'the white gold' is no longer a source of hope
In the past three years, sales of Fairtrade cotton in Europe has fallen – leaving those who produce it without the support needed to build a better future, writes Dunstan Burke.
# House of Slaves
(PHOTOS) The Door of No Return: the last stop of the Atlantic Slave Trade
The House of Slaves on Senegal’s Gorée Island is believed to be one of the the final exit points for many slaves from Africa being brought to the Americas.