Madagascar look to cause upset against Senegal

Madagascar look to cause upset against Senegal
Madagascar players

by Staff Reporter

Friday Sep 07, 2018. 09:15

Madagascar will battle with Senegal in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification Group A match on Sunday.

Kick-off is at 13h30 CAT.

The encounter is scheduled to take place at the Mahamasina Municipal Stadium in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Barea secured a 3-1 win over Sudan away in their first game in their Group A campaign in June 2017.

As a result, Madagascar are placed second on group standings with three points from one game.

They lost 1-0 to Lesotho in their last game which was the 2018 COSAFA Cup match in South Africa three months ago.

Madagascar head coach Nicolas Dupuis will be looking to guide his side to victory over a much-fancied Senegal side at home.

Meanwhile, Senegal thrashed Equatorial Guinea 3-0 in their maiden game in Group A at home in June 2017.

The victory took the Lions of Teranga to the top of group standings with three points from one match.

They lost 1-0 to Colombia in their last match which was the 2018 FIFA World Cup game three months ago.

Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse will be eager to guide his side to victory in Madagascar.

Botswana referee Joshua Bondo will be in charge of the game between Madagascar and Senegal.




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