Senegal national under-23 football team

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Senegal Under-23
Nickname(s) Les Lionceaux de la Teranga
(Cubs of Teranga)
Association Senegalese Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Serigne Saliou Dia
Captain Pape Seydou Ndiaye
First colours
Second colours
First international
 Nigeria 1–2 Senegal Senegal
(1972 Olympic qualifier)
Biggest win
 Senegal 2 - 0 Uruguay 
(London; Great Britain 29 July 2012)
Biggest defeat
 Tunisia 3–1 Senegal Senegal
(1992 Olympic qualifier)
 Mexico 4–2 Senegal Senegal
(2012 Summer Olympics)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 2012)
Best result Quarter-finals 2012

Senegal national under-23 football team (also known as Senegal Olympic, Senegal U-23) represents Senegal in international football competitions in the Olympic Games and the CAF U-23 Championship. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23 but the Olympics allows for the addition of up to three overage players. The team is controlled by the Senegalese Football Federation. Senegal made its first appearance in football at the 2012 Olympics in London.[1]

Competitive Record[edit]

CAF U-23 Championship[edit]

CAF U-23 Championship Record
Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Morocco 2011 Fourth Place 4 5 2 0 3 3 5
Total 1/1 - 5 2 0 3 3 5

Olympic Games[edit]

Host nation / Year Result GP W D* L GS GA
Greece 1896 No football tournament was held
France 1900 Did not enter
United States 1904
United Kingdom 1908
Sweden 1912
Belgium 1920
France 1924
Netherlands 1928
United States 1932 No football tournament was held
Nazi Germany 1936 Did not enter
United Kingdom 1948
Finland 1952
Australia 1956
Italy 1960
Japan 1964
Mexico 1968
West Germany 1972 Did not qualify
Canada 1976
Soviet Union 1980
United States 1984
South Korea 1988
Spain 1992
United States 1996
Australia 2000
Greece 2004
China 2008
United Kingdom 2012 Quarter-finals 4 1 2 1 6 6
Total 1/25 4 1 2 1 6 6
*Denotes draws including knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

Recent results[edit]

Date Competition Location Home Team Result Away Team Scorers
26 March 2011
CAF Championship qualification
Dakar, Senegal  Senegal
0 – 0
 Angola
9 April 2011
CAF Championship qualification
Benguela, Angola  Angola
1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
 Senegal
Fall Goal 110'
4 June 2011
CAF Championship qualification
Tunis, Tunisia  Tunisia
0 – 0
 Senegal
18 June 2011
CAF Championship qualification
Dakar, Senegal  Senegal
1 – 0
 Tunisia
Sané Goal 50'
26 November 2011
CAF Championship
Tangier, Morocco  Algeria
1 – 0
 Senegal
29 November 2011
CAF Championship
Tangier, Morocco  Senegal
2 – 1
 Nigeria
Mbodj Goal 34', Sané Goal 42'
2 December 2011
CAF Championship
Tangier, Morocco  Morocco
0 – 1
 Senegal
Wade Goal 31'
6 December 2011
CAF Championship
Tangier, Morocco  Senegal
0 – 1 (a.e.t.)
 Gabon
10 December 2011
CAF Championship
Marrakech, Morocco  Senegal
0 – 2
 Egypt
23 April 2012
Olympic play-off
Coventry, Great Britain  Oman
0 – 2
 Senegal
Baldé Goal 2', Sané Goal 87'
13 July 2012
Friendly match
Maspalomas, Spain  Spain
0 – 2
 Senegal
Seck Goal 14', Mané Goal 46'
17 July 2012
Friendly match
Solothurn, Switzerland   Switzerland
0 – 1
 Senegal
Konaté Goal 5'

Forthcoming fixtures[edit]

Date Competition Location Home Team Result Away Team Scorers
20 July 2012
Friendly match
Stevenage, England  Senegal
0-3
 South Korea
26 July 2012
2012 Olympics
Manchester, England  Great Britain
1-1
 Senegal
29 July 2012
2012 Olympics
London, England  Senegal
2-0
 Uruguay
1 August 2012
2012 Olympics
Coventry, England  Senegal
1-1
 U.A.E.

Squad[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 21 players were called up for the 2015 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal.[2]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Pape Seydou Ndiaye (1993-02-11) 11 February 1993 (age 23) Senegal Niary Tally
16 1GK Pape Abdoulaye Dieng (1994-11-10) 10 November 1994 (age 21) Senegal Dakar Sacré-Cœur
21 1GK Mouhamed Mbaye (1995-11-10) 10 November 1995 (age 20) Senegal Excellence Foot
14 2DF Adama Mbengue (1993-12-01) 1 December 1993 (age 22) Senegal Diambars
13 2DF Alhassane Sylla (1995-08-24) 24 August 1995 (age 20) Senegal Diambars
19 2DF Moussa Wagué (1998-10-04) 4 October 1998 (age 17) Senegal Excellence Foot
4 2DF Ibrahima Diédhiou (1994-10-13) 13 October 1994 (age 21) Belgium Eupen
15 2DF El Hadj Pape Djibril Diaw (1994-12-31) 31 December 1994 (age 21) Belgium ASV Geel
17 2DF Modou Diagne (1994-01-03) 3 January 1994 (age 22) France Nancy
6 3MF Sidy Sarr (1996-06-05) 5 June 1996 (age 20) Belgium K.V. Kortrijk
2 3MF Ousseynou Thioune (1993-11-16) 16 November 1993 (age 22) Senegal Diambars
5 3MF Boubacar Cissokho (1994-12-06) 6 December 1994 (age 21) Senegal ASC Suneor
8 3MF Samba Ndiaye (1994-01-12) 12 January 1994 (age 22) Belgium Eupen
10 3MF Abdoulaye Ba (1993-10-12) 12 October 1993 (age 22) Senegal Niary Tally
3 3MF Nestor Pamipi Mendy (1995-02-26) 26 February 1995 (age 21) Senegal Diambars
20 4FW Cheikhou Dieng (1993-11-23) 23 November 1993 (age 22) Norway Sandefjord Fotball
18 4FW Moussa Seydi (1996-08-21) 21 August 1996 (age 19) France FC Metz
12 4FW Mouhamadou Diallo (1995-06-18) 18 June 1995 (age 21) France FC Metz
7 4FW Sylvain Badji (1994-06-28) 28 June 1994 (age 22) Senegal AS Douanes
9 4FW Ibrahima Sory Keïta (1994-06-16) 16 June 1994 (age 22) Senegal AS Douanes
11 4FW Ismaïla Sarr (1996-06-16) 16 June 1996 (age 20) Senegal Génération Foot

Recent callups[edit]

The following players took part in either the 2011 CAF U-23 Championship that was held in Morocco and, or the 2012 Olympic play-off that was played against Oman on 23 April 2012 but were not named in the final squad for the 2012 Summer Olympics.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
2DF Lamine Gassama (1989-10-20) 20 October 1989 (age 26) France Lorient
2DF El Hadji Guéye (1990-01-16) 16 January 1990 (age 26) Senegal Diambars
2DF Khassim Soumaré (1991-12-23) 23 December 1991 (age 24) Senegal Diambars
3MF Souleymane Cissé (1990-08-02) 2 August 1990 (age 25) Senegal Diambars
3MF Pape Diamanka (1990-01-10) 10 January 1990 (age 26) Norway Vålerenga
3MF Mouhamed Diop (1992-04-23) 23 April 1992 (age 24) Morocco Maghreb Fèz
3MF Romeric Lopy (1992-03-15) 15 March 1992 (age 24) France Sochaux
3MF Cheikha Sy (1990-06-05) 5 June 1990 (age 26) Senegal Pikine
3MF Emile Paul Tendeng (1992-12-31) 31 December 1992 (age 23) Senegal Casa Sport
4FW Dame Diop (1993-02-15) 15 February 1993 (age 23) Senegal Touré Kunda
4FW Dieylani Fall (1989-11-30) 30 November 1989 (age 26) France Auxerre
4FW Baye Oumar Niasse (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 (age 26) Senegal Ouakam
4FW Omar Wade (1990-05-15) 15 May 1990 (age 26) Turkey Boluspor

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senegal see off Oman to reach Olympics". Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Senegal leave Papiss Cisse out of Olympic squad". BBC Sport. 7 July 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.