Pleasure is constructing in Dakar forward of Senegal’s Spherical of 16 World Cup match in opposition to England in Qatar.
Merchants are utilizing the sport to make and promote merchandise with Senegal’s colors and branding.
Senegal progressed from Group A behind the Netherlands and forward of hosts Qatar and Equador.
“Any staff that’s going to face the African champion should be ready. We all know that the English discuss loads nevertheless it’s as a result of they’ve the strain (to win) which isn’t our case and lots of of our gamers are doing effectively of their league,” mentioned Ame Diagne, a resident of Dakar.
Large screens have been put in in a number of elements of the Senegalese capital for the fixture on Sunday.
That is the primary time Senegal and England meet in a World Cup match.
“I’m not afraid that England is the favorite for many individuals. I’m certain that our staff can beat England. Incessantly, the favorite staff tends to underestimate the opposite one, whereas it comes with dedication and dedication (to win),” mentioned Alassane Ndao, a resident of Dakar.
Soccer is without doubt one of the hottest sports activities within the West African nation.
Lots of gamers in Senegal’s squad play or have featured for golf equipment within the English Premier League or different high European competitions.