FIFA World Cup 2022 Teams & Groups

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the first tournament to take place in Qatar, Middle East, and it will be played from 20 November to 18 December 2022. Eight stadiums will be used for the event in five Qatar cities: Lusall, Al Khor, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, and Doha.

The Senegal Football team is in Group A, along with Qatar, Netherlands, and .

Bet on Senegal Football Team

The 2022 Africa Cup of Nations champions are the strongest African side in the FIFA 2022 competition. Senegal soccer team has three world-class players- Liverpool's Sadio Mané, Chelsea's Edouard Mendy, and Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly, who have played professionally at some of Europe's biggest clubs. The coach of the Senegal World Cup team is Aliou Cissé, and he has coached for Birmingham City and Portsmouth and has been in charge since 2015.

Senegal has climbed to the new ranking, with the team's rise in the international rankings thanks to the successful AFCON 2022. Currently, the Senegal Soccer team ranks at 18th position.

Senegal FIFA Ranking

As per FIFA, the official world ranking of the Senegal international Men’s football team is 18.

Recent Ranking Average Ranking Highest Ranking Lowest Ranking
18 51 20 99

Senegal 2022 FIFA Captain: Kalidou Koulibaly

Kalidou Koulibaly is a captain of the Senegalese national football team and currently plays for Chelsea FC. He is among the best attackers in the Series and Champion League and has played 62 games. Kalidou Koulibaly concedes 1.47 goals for every 90 minutes he plays.

Senegal has appeared twice (2002 and 2018) in the FIFA World Cup but couldn't make it past the group stage. However, they made it to the semi-finals in 2002, which was one of their best performances.

The 2022 Champion of Africa, Senegal, and the European football team, Netherlands, are together in Group A, making it a fantastic tough group alongside the host nation Qatar. Senegal defeated Egypt 3-1 on penalties after the score ended 1-1 on aggregate. Senegal is led by Sadio Mane, Idrissa Gana Gueye and Kalidou Koulibaly. With such talent on this team, it won't be a surprise if Senegal tops their group.

The Senegal soccer team started their last two World Cups with consecutive wins against France in 2002 and Poland in 2018. The team has the best winning percentage of any African Nation in the finals. They have won 38% of their matches (P10 W5 D3 L2).

2022 Senegal Statistics

Form PLD W D L PPG Last 5
Home form 5 3 2 0 2.20 WDWWD
Away form 5 2 1 2 1.40 WLWLD
Overall form 10 5 3 2 1.80 WWDLD

PLD- Played | W-Won | D-Draw | L-Loss | PPG- Points Per Game

Senegal 2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule

Day and Date Time Match Group Venue
Monday, November 21, 2022 21:30 IST Senegal vs Netherlands A Doha
Friday, November 25, 2022 18:30 IST Qatar vs Senegal A Doha
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 20:30 IST Ecuador vs Senegal A Doha

Senegal World Cup Performance & Record

Played Wins Drew Loses
8 3 (37.5%) 3 (37.5%) 2 (25.0%)

The Senegal soccer team made its first appearance at the World Cup in 2002 and reached the semi-finals. The football team competed for the second time in 2018 and finished with a win, draw, and loss in their group matches, finishing with the same points and goals as Japan. After a 'fair play' countback, the team was eliminated from the World Cup, which counts the number of yellow cards given.

In 2018, Senegal was the first team to be eliminated due to the fair play rule. In the 2002 World Cup, Senegal's team pulled off one of the best upsets ever. They defeated the popular France team and went on to have a strong performance against Denmark and Uruguay.

Senegal has qualified for their third FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022. The only difference for the Senegal team in this tournament is that the Senegal soccer team is now a reigning African Champion and has a proven track record and confidence that will help them compete with the top football teams in the world.

Go on and bet on Senegal football team, as they will undoubtedly be a formidable opponent for big teams in the upcoming . They won't back down from the success of their incredible Silver-winning performance at the Africa Cup of Nations and aim to improve their existing game to win FIFA 2022.

Senegal World Cup Stats

RK Year Month Best Ranking Worst Ranking Best Move Worst Move
84 2022 August - - - -
89 2022 June - - - -
89 2022 March - - - -
89 2021 - 87 89 0 (June) -7 (April)
87 2019 - 87 88 +1 (October) -1 (March)
87 2018 - 79 87 -2 (December) -79 (March)
78 2017 - 78 82 +4 (March) -1 (June)
85 2016 - 85 89 +4 (December) -3 (March)
92 2015 - 91 94 +2 (December) -2 (September)
89 2014 - 83 89 +1 (June) -6 (September)
79 2013 - 79 85 +2 (June) +1 (March)
86 2012 - 79 86 +2 (August) -81 (June)
85 2011 - 83 85 +3 (March) -2 (July)
86 2010 - 79 86 +2 (May) -79 (March)
75 2009 - 75 76 +5 (March) +1 (June)
81 2008 - 80 86 +5 (March) +1 (December)
91 2007 - 88 91 +1 (March) -2 (December)
87 2006 - 79 87 +14 (March) -5 (December)
94 2005 - 75 95 +19 (June) 0 (September)
94 2004 - 90 102 +12 (August) -4 (December)
102 2003 - 97 102 +1 (October) -9 (July)

Key Players for Senegal World Cup Team

Senegal may have one of the best squads with the deadliest attacking line-ups in the tournament. The team has had some finest players over the decades, and this year is no different.

Kalidou Koulibaly is a star player in the Italian club SSC Napoli and played against some of the finest attackers in the World Series & Champion League.

Sadio Mane has scored five Champions League goals this season; Senegal's squad has a group of forwards that will unlock any defense.

Mane & Ismaila Sarr; the duo has scored 21 goals in the Premier League this season. The lightning pace of Ismaila Sarr accompanies Mane's quick feet and a deadly eye for goal.

Edudord Mendy was named the best FIFA goalkeeper in 2021 and Senegalese's strength when it comes to defense.

Idrissa Gueye, a central midfielder, has been a key player for PSG this season under Mauricio Pochettino.

Senegal Football Team Betting Odds

Fun88 predicted odd: +6500

2022 has undoubtedly been the best year for the Senegal soccer team as the team won the AFCON 22 against Egypt and lifted their first piece of major silverware in their history. With their performance in AFCON 2022, the Senegal soccer team has proved themselves for years to come and will proudly show their performance in Qatar to make their mark on the soccer World Cup stage. Senegal National Football Team has found its winning formula with the 4-3-3 formation, using its world-class strength across the field. The best goalkeeper in world football is from Senegal, Edouard Mendy. The Senegalese goalkeeper has all the qualities to help his team advance to the knockout stage.

Most Favorable Betting Markets for Senegal Football Team

If you want to place a bet on the Senegal football team at the World Cup, you can't rush in – you must do your research and make the correct bet. There are plenty of markets you can choose from when betting on football – you must understand all the different markets and choose a good one.
For Senegal football team betting, you will find different types of bets. Do your research before you start betting.

Total Bets
There are different types of odds, where you can bet on the total number of goals scored in a game according to predictions. For example: During a Senegal match against the Netherlands, a bookie may predict five total goals during the match. You can then place your bet over or under, depending on whether there will be more or fewer goals than predicted.

Asian Handicap
Asian handicaps bring the odds in a game closer together by giving advantages to certain teams. If Senegal were to play Qatar at the World Cup, the handicap might be one and a half goals, with Senegal on -1.5 goals and Qatar on +1.5 goals.
Qatar is already ahead of other countries because they are given a head start of 1.5 goals before the game begins.
Whichever team scored the most goals with the handicap applied is the winner of the match. For instance, if Senegal only won by 2-1 against Qatar, and you bet on Senegal, you would lose the bet.

Player Prop Bets
Player prop bets are based on a player's performance during a game. You may opt to place a bet on Sadio Mane, a prominent player for Senegal.

Goal Lines
In this bet, you are allowed to bet on the total number of goals that will be scored during the match. You might expect several goals during the Senegal World Cup match against the Netherlands and opt to bet on over 3.5 goals in total.

Team Prop Bets
This bet is solely based on a team's performance in a match. With Senegal in Group A having some strong players in the team, you could opt to bet on the Senegal football team during their match against Qatar.

FAQs Related to Senegal Soccer Team

  1. How many times has the Senegal football team qualified for the World Cup?
  2. Senegal has reached the FIFA World Cup finals twice. In 2002 they reached the quarter-finals, and also in the year 2018.

  3. Who is the best football player from the Senegal soccer team, and how many goals has he scored in his career?
  4. Sadio Mané. He has scored ten goals from 32 appearances in all competition, including the Premier League's fastest hat-trick in a 6-1 win over Aston Villa in 2015.