Taifa Stars Off to a Losing Start to a Mane-Less Senegal

East African Side Tanzania marked her return to Africa’s Greatest Football Showpiece with a 2-0 loss to the Terenga Lions of Senegal.

A Second Half screamer from Krepin Diatta after a first half opener from Keita Balde was all the Senegalese needed to bag all the three points in their first game of the Tournament.

Senegal dominated the game from gun to tape and should have won by a bigger margin, but will leave satisfied with three precious points especially in the absence of their star striker Sadio Mane who was suspended for the opening tie.

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