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Sunday, December 10, 2023

Aliou Cissé: African football has really taken charge of its affairs

Facing criticism at times during his long period as manager of Senegal, Aliou Cissé shook off the past failure of the Lions of Teranga coming up short at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final to see his team triumph in the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon. Cissé has overseen Senegal’s re-emergence on the world scene and qualified the team to their second consecutive World Cup. The former national team player took part in FIFA’s Coach Educators’ Development Programme and the world football body’s website discusses the importance of coaching and infrastructure with him in the link below.