Aliou Cissé suffered from illness on Friday evening, explained by gastric problems, but was reassuring the next day at a press conference. "How are you. Al Hamdulillah. I feel very very good. I really wanted to thank everyone who sent me messages. It really warmed my heart. Thank you, thank you for your support.”
The former Senegalese international, who notably played for Paris Saint-Germain and Montpellier between 1998 and 2002, should be operational on the Teranga Lions bench to face Guinea next Tuesday. Senegal, already qualified, will be able to settle for a draw against Mohamed Bayo's teammates to consolidate their first place in Group C.