Bayern Munich’s Sadio Mané will miss World Cup for Senegal


DOHA, Qatar –

Senegal star Sadio Mane has been dominated out of the World Cup after present process surgical procedure for his leg harm, Bayern Munich and the Senegalese soccer federation mentioned Thursday.

Bayern mentioned the 30-year-old Mane had an operation in Innsbruck, Austria late Thursday to reattach a tendon to the top of his proper fibula bone, treating an harm he sustained enjoying for Bayern in a German league recreation in opposition to Werder Bremen on Nov. 8.

“The FC Bayern ahead will due to this fact not be out there to play for Senegal on the World Cup and will start his rehab in Munich within the subsequent few days,” Bayern mentioned.

Senegal workforce physician Manuel Afonso earlier introduced the tip of Mane’s lingering hopes of enjoying a minimum of some half within the World Cup.

“Unfortunately, in the present day’s MRI reveals us that the progress was not as favorable as we had hoped,” Afonso mentioned. “The result’s sadly us withdrawing Sadio from the World Cup.”

Senegal, the reigning African champion, had hoped that Mane, a two-time African participant of the 12 months, might return in some unspecified time in the future through the event.

Most of Senegal’s squad arrived in Qatar for the World Cup on Sunday. The workforce’s first recreation in Qatar is in opposition to the Netherlands on Monday.

Senegal performs host Qatar 4 days after it faces the Netherlands. Its last recreation in Group A is in opposition to Ecuador on Nov. 29.

Senegal received its first main title on the African Cup in February, when Mane scored the successful penalty in a shootout to beat Egypt within the last. Mane additionally scored the successful penalty in a playoff that sealed a spot for Senegal in Qatar.

Senegal — with Mane — was rated by many as the very best African workforce to ever go to a World Cup.


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