While Senegal star Sadio Mané is being treated in Munich, he is officially forfeited. This was announced by his federation on Twitter. The Bayern Munich striker should have surgery”shortly“.
Hit in the right fibula with his club Bayern Munich, the N.10 of “Lions” will ultimately not be available for Senegal at the World Cup. Senegal start their World Cup on Monday against the Netherlands.
“Since his November 8 injury to his right knee, the images have been examined. And it had been concluded that we would do an MRI again to find out whether or not it was possible to hold our place for the World Cup. And the MRI shows that the evolution is not favorable and he is therefore forfeited. He will also have to have surgery. said the doctor of the selection, Manuel Afonsoon Senegal’s Twitter account.
Mané suffered a fibula injury in his right knee during the game against Werder Bremen on 8 November. Senegal was placed in Group A in Qatar with the host country but also the Netherlands and Ecuador. The Senegalese will start their tournament against the Netherlands on November 21.