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Senegal vs Zimbabwe predictions, live stream options, team news, XIs

By Ben Green

Published: 12:50, 9 January 2022

Senegal and Zimbabwe get their respective Afcon 2021 campaigns up and running when they meet in Kouekong on Monday at 1pm (UK time).

The two nations have been pitted to face each other in Group B — also containing Guinea and Malawi — with Senegal looking to build on their runners-up position in 2019 and Zimbabwe hoping to make it to knockouts for the first time in their history.

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Where to watch Senegal vs Zimbabwe on TV:

  • UK: Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Premier League & Sky Sports Main Event

Senegal team news

Aliou Cisse has selected a strong squad for this year’s competition, calling up the likes of Sadio Mane, Idrissa Gueye, Kalidou Koulibaly, Edouard Mendy and Cheikhou Kouyate, as well as a handful of up-and-comers in the form of Marseille duo Bamba Dieng and Pape Gueye. Regulars Ismaila Sarr, Keita Balde and Saliou Ciss are naturally in the 26-man roster. However, there are several players currently unavailable for this opener including Ciss, Bamba Dieng, Mame Baba Thiam, Pape Matar Sarr, Alfred Gomis and Mendy. Koulibaly, Famara Diedhiou and Edouard Mendy are all also ruled out.

Senegal predicted XI: Dieng; Mbaye, Diallo, Cisse, Ballo-Toure; Gueye, Kouyate, I Sarr, Mane, Diallo, Dia. 

Zimbabwe team news

The Warriors aren’t blessed with the world-class arsenal that Senegal have at their disposal but they do have one or two key names that could cause some trouble next week. Tino Kadewere of Lyon is arguably their biggest threat. The 26-year-old scored 10 goals in Ligue 1 last season as he finished behind only Karl Toko Ekambi and Memphis Depay as Lyon’s top scorer. Bournemouth’s Jordan Zemura will also be one to keep an eye on as well as Teenage Hadebe of Houston Dynamo.

Zimbabwe predicted XI: Shumba; Murwira, Hadebe, Mudimu, Zemura; Mahachi, Kamusoko, Dube, Musona; Moyo, Kadewere.

Scoreline prediction: Senegal 2-0 Zimbabwe

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