Senegal national under-23 football team

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Senegal Under-23
Nickname(s) Les Lions de la Teranga
(Lions of Teranga)
Association Senegalese Football Federation
Confederation CAF (Africa)
Head coach Joseph Koto
Captain Stéphane Badji
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 players were called up for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[2]

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Ousmane Mané (1990-10-01) 1 October 1990 (age 24) Senegal Diambars
16 1GK Papa Camara (1993-01-16) 16 January 1993 (age 22) France Sochaux
2 2DF Saliou Ciss (1989-09-15) 15 September 1989 (age 25) Norway Tromsø
3 2DF Victor Bindia (1989-08-06) 6 August 1989 (age 25) Norway Sandefjord
4 2DF Abdoulaye Ba (1991-01-01) 1 January 1991 (age 24) Portugal Porto
5 2DF Papa Gueye* (1985-05-07) 7 May 1985 (age 30) Ukraine Metalist Kharkiv
6 2DF Zargo Touré (1989-11-11) 11 November 1989 (age 25) France Le Havre
9 2DF Kara Mbodj (1989-11-11) 11 November 1989 (age 25) Norway Tromsø
18 2DF Pape Souaré (1990-06-06) 6 June 1990 (age 25) France Reims
8 3MF Cheikhou Kouyaté (1989-12-21) 21 December 1989 (age 25) Belgium Anderlecht
10 3MF Sadio Mané (1992-04-10) 10 April 1992 (age 23) France Metz
13 3MF Mohamed Diamé* (1987-06-14) 14 June 1987 (age 28) England West Ham United
14 3MF Idrissa Gueye (1989-09-26) 26 September 1989 (age 25) France Lille
17 3MF Stéphane Badji (1990-05-29) 29 May 1990 (age 25) Norway Sogndal
7 4FW Moussa Konaté (1993-04-03) 3 April 1993 (age 22) Russia FC Krasnodar
11 4FW Dame N'Doye* (1985-02-21) 21 February 1985 (age 30) Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
12 4FW Ibrahima Baldé (1989-04-04) 4 April 1989 (age 26) Russia Kuban Krasnodar
15 4FW Magaye Gueye (1990-07-06) 6 July 1990 (age 25) England Everton
  • Stand-by players
No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
19 3MF Ibrahima Seck (1989-08-10) 10 August 1989 (age 25) France Épinal
20 4FW Abdoulaye Sané (1992-10-15) 15 October 1992 (age 22) France Rennes
21 4FW Kalidou Yéro (1991-08-19) 19 August 1991 (age 23) Portugal Gil Vicente
22 1GK Issa Ndiaye (1991-04-19) 19 April 1991 (age 24) Senegal Douanes

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 DoB/Age Caps Club
2DF Lamine Gassama (1989-10-20) 20 October 1989 (age 25) France Lorient
2DF El Hadji Guéye (1990-01-16) 16 January 1990 (age 25) Senegal Diambars
2DF Khassim Soumaré (1991-12-23) 23 December 1991 (age 23) 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 25) Norway Vålerenga
3MF Mouhamed Diop (1992-04-23) 23 April 1992 (age 23) Morocco Maghreb Fèz
3MF Romeric Lopy (1992-03-15) 15 March 1992 (age 23) France Sochaux
3MF Cheikha Sy (1990-06-05) 5 June 1990 (age 25) Senegal Pikine
3MF Emile Paul Tendeng (1992-12-31) 31 December 1992 (age 22) Senegal Casa Sport
4FW Dame Diop (1993-02-15) 15 February 1993 (age 22) Senegal Touré Kunda
4FW Dieylani Fall (1989-11-30) 30 November 1989 (age 25) France Auxerre
4FW Baye Oumar Niasse (1990-04-18) 18 April 1990 (age 25) Senegal Ouakam
4FW Omar Wade (1990-05-15) 15 May 1990 (age 25) 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.