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History | Physical Education | Politics

Roaring Senegal lions are Africa’s best hope

Triumph: Chelsea defender Kalidou Koulibaly scored in the second half to take Senegal to a 2-1 victory.

Do poor nations play better football? Some say all you need is a ball and somewhere to kick it, but others argue rich countries still dominate the beautiful game.

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