Football in Senegal http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27704/all en Soccer-Senegal winger Sougou joins Marseille from CFR Cluj http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/soccer-senegal-winger-sougou-joins-marseille-cfr-cluj <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Olympique Marseille have signed Senegal winger Moudou Sougou from Romanian champions CFR Cluj, the two clubs said on Thursday.</p> <p>"Having passed his medical and taken part in his first training session, Pape Amodou Sougou known as Modou Sougou signed a contract with Marseille," the Ligue 1 club said in a statement on their website (<a href="http://www.om.net" title="www.om.net">www.om.net</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/soccer-senegal-winger-sougou-joins-marseille-cfr-cluj" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Romania Football in Senegal Moudou Sougou Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738806 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Senegal to play World Cup game in Guinea http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-senegal-play-world-cup-game-guinea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DAKAR, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Senegal will play their next World Cup soccer qualifier against Angola in neutral Guinea after being banned from hosting home matches.</p> <p>The match will be at Conakry's September 28 Stadium on March 23, the Senegal Football Federation said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Senegal were banned from holding matches for a year following fan violence that caused the abandonment of October's African Nations Cup qualifier against the Ivory Coast in Dakar.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-senegal-play-world-cup-game-guinea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fédération Sénégalaise de Football Football in Senegal Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:15:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741466 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Diouf back in Senegal squad for friendly http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-diouf-back-senegal-squad-friendly <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 30 (Reuters) - Hanover 96 striker Mame Biram Diouf has been recalled after an 14-month absence to Senegal's squad for a friendly against Guinea on Feb. 5 in Paris, the country's football federation said.</p> <p>Diouf, formerly at Manchester United, last played for his country in 2011.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/soccer-diouf-back-senegal-squad-friendly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Diouf Football in Senegal Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:00:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741480 at http://www.globalpost.com Chad's former dictator Habre detained in Dakar http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130630/chads-former-dictator-habre-detained-dakar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Senegalese authorities on Sunday detained former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre, who faces trial for crimes against humanity during his eight-year rule, judicial officials said.</p> <p>"Hissene Habre has been taken into custody as part of the probe," said a prosecutor with a special court set up to try the former leader. One of Habre's lawyers, El Hadji Diouf, said he had been arrested at his home in Dakar and taken to an unknown destination.</p> <p>mrb/txw/mfp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Africa Cup of Nations Association football Football in Senegal Hissene Habre Politics AFP Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:02:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5871684 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Goal poachers Niang, Wanga in CAF Cup clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140227/football-goal-poachers-niang-wanga-caf-cup-clash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>CAF Confederation Cup goal poachers Mame Niang and Allan Wanga come face to face when SuperSport United and AFC Leopards clash this weekend.</p> <p>The showdown between the South Africans and Kenyans in a Pretoria township is among 16 first-round fixtures in the second-tier African club competition.</p> <p>Niang, a 1.94-metre giant from Senegal capital Dakar, has played for several South African sides plus clubs in Germany and Norway.</p> <p>Renowned for his aerial threat, he unwrapped a lethal left foot against Botswanans Gaborone United in the preliminary round this month.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140227/football-goal-poachers-niang-wanga-caf-cup-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Senegal Sport in Africa AFP Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:48:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6082090 at http://www.globalpost.com