Results ZAMBIA : Mane inspires Senegal to comfortable win over Zambia

Sadio Mane Gana Gueye

Liverpool star Sadio Mane scored and provided an assist for Senegal as they beat visiting Zambia 3-1 on Saturday evening.

The friendly took place at Lat Dior Stadium as both teams took advantage of the Fifa window to prepare for the forthcoming assignments.

Senegal led comfortable 3-0 at half-time after Mane had put the hosts ahead in the 21st minute from the penalty spot following a foul.

Seven minutes later, Krepin Diatta doubled the advantage for the hosts.

Therefore, Watford striker Ismaila Sarr made it 3-0 for Senegal courtesy of Mane’s assist with three minutes to full-time.

In the second half, Zambia reduced the arreas in the 53rd minute through Dominic Chanda who connected from a Prosper Chiluya’s free-kick.

Next, Zambia face Benin in Cotonou on Tuesday before travelling to Omdurman on June 11 for a match against Sudan.

Four foreign based players are part of the squad with Kings Kangwa (Arsenal Tula-Russia), Cyril Chibwe, Phiri (both Polokwane City-RSA) and Ntanzana Mayembe (Cardiff City).

The Europe based trio of Fashion Sakala (Glasgow Rangers), Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu (Red Bull Salzburg-Austria) will miss the friendly games to conclude their club switches.

Sweden based Emmanuel Banda (Djurgardens), Lubambo Musonda (Slask Wroclaw-[Poland) and Edward Chilufya are out due to injuries.


ZAMBIA: Lameck Siame, Benedict Chepeshi, Prosper Chiluya, Tandi Mwape, Dominic Chanda, Paul Katema, Salulani Phiri, Collins Sikombe, Kings Kangwa, Moses Phiri, Roger Kola

SENEGAL: Alfred Gomis, Lamine Gassama, Kalidou Koulibaly ©, Abdou Diallo, Saliou Ciss, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Nampalys Mendy, Krepin Diatta, Sadio Mane, Ismailia Sarr, Boulaye Dia

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