With next year's presidential elections on the horizon, Senegal is gripped by political and economic unrest. Further, the recent killing of a student by a police officer during university protests over unpaid bursaries presents the Senegalese football team's participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as a beacon of hope, writes Mark Hann for The Conversation.
Why Senegal Is Africa's Best Bet At Russia 2018
Monitor, 17 June 2018
Five countries are representing Africa at the 2018 Fifa World Cup that got underway in Russia Thursday. Collectively, the continent has just three quarterfinal appearances… Read more »
Counting On World Cup Football Stars to Lift Political Gloom
The Conversation Africa, 11 June 2018
With next year's presidential elections on the horizon, Senegal is gripped by political and economic unrest. The recent killing of a student by a police officer during university… Read more »
Senegal Must Turn Potential Into Good Results
Monitor, 3 June 2018
Team Countdown - Senegal. It says something of Senegal's only World Cup expedition that 16 years later, it is undoubtedly the most remarkable representation of the African… Read more »
The Senegalese football team.
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