After their success the day before in the final of the African Cup of Nations, the Lions of the Téranga landed Monday, January 8, 2022 in Dakar where hundreds of thousands of Senegalese came to celebrate them. The Killers of Salah Egypt did not shy away from their pleasure.
Hundreds of thousands of Senegalese went out on Monday, declared unemployed and paid by President Macky Sall, to host Senegal’s national team, winner of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations held in Cameroon.
Sadio Mané and his comrades Gaindé (Lions) paraded in the midst of a cheerful crowd in the streets of Dakar. But before that, they were greeted by President Macky Sall, who had returned from Addis Ababa a little earlier, after canceling a visit to the Comoros following the victory of the foals of coach Aliou Cissé.
You gave your all and brought back the cup. Your coronation is memorable and we thank you … I called the Minister of the Interior to ask her to join the opposition in welcoming the Lions. There are times when it is the Republic that is above all others. All divisions must be set aside to put themselves together. And then, everyone continues his duty in the service of the Republic,” said President Macky Sall.
Macky Sall, received the following Tuesday afternoon, the national team of Senegal football at the Palace. They were awarded the rank of Officer of the National Order of the Lion.