With a largely overhauled team, Senegal conceded a draw against Rwanda (1-1) this Saturday, on the 6th day of the CAN 2023 qualifiers.
Already qualified for the final phase and assured of finishing first in Pool L, Senegal faced Rwanda this Saturday in Huye. A match without stakes for the Amavubi, already eliminated. And on arrival, the two teams parted with a score of 1 goal everywhere.
Senegal, which had fielded a largely overhauled team, made up of several players celebrating their first cap with the Lions, nevertheless opened the scoring through Mamadou Lamine Camara. But the opposing team came back into the game in stoppage time, thanks to Niyonzima who equalized for his team in the 96th minute of the match.
The Lions of Téranga therefore finished these qualifying phases undefeated with 14 points. They will be accompanied by Mozambique (10 points), second in the group, after its victory, 3-2, against Benin on Saturday. Eliminated, the Cheetahs (5 points) and the Amavubi (3 points) are respectively third and fourth.