Gather maximum confidence after the African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Vice champion of Africa, the national team of Senegal will be rubbing with the "big Brazil" for a historic meeting eagerly awaited by fans of round balloons.
A meeting that will allow the lions to gain confidence and prepare the qualifiers of the CAN 2021. Currently Senegal is favorite in major African competitions as the African Cup seen its latest performance.
The lion coach Aliou Cisse did not fear his opponent and said a few days ago that it would be necessary to compete with the big teams. "Brazil is no longer to present. I think it's a very big team. We are going to a complicated match with a very strong team with two or three players in each line who are world class. I think for us Senegal, playing these kinds of teams is part of our progress. We wanted to play this match there, it was important to measure ourselves, often we were criticized for playing with small teams even if I say that there are more small teams in Africa. I believe that if we are going to be better, or if we want to be among the best we must rub the best. We know that Brazil will be a very complicated and difficult match ", had entrusted Aliou Cisse to the microphone of wiwsport.com.
The lion captain Cheikhou Kouyate has advanced this Monday in a press conference that Senegal is capable is able to titillate Brazil. The midfielder Crystal Palace has pronounced on the stake of this match. "Sportingly it will be good to rub the best. We will play this match without complex. First, it will be fun and then we will see what will happen in the field ».
Both teams prepare this friendly meeting. Moreover, the Brazilian team began this Monday the preparations for the friendly match that will take place in Singapore against the lions.
Without the presence of a goalkeeper, coach Tite led an activity with only 11 players in the Kallang Sport Hub. The lions who are regrouping will also train this Monday in Paris before going to Singapore to continue the preparation and play the friendly match.