Qatar 2022: Okocha singles out 2 Senegal stars ahead of Netherlands clash
Austine Jay Jay Okocha has singled out two Chelsea stars ahead of Senegal’s World Cup game in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Senegal takes on the Netherlands at the Al Thumama Stadium on Monday, and Okocha feels the main men for the Africans are Kalidou Koulibaly and Édouard Mendy.
Senegal’s key player, Sadio Mane, is not available for the tournament after sustaining an injury at his club, Bayern Munich.
“It’s always good when you have a solid goalkeeper (Mendy) that you can rely on if your defense is breached,” Okocha said on SuperSport.
“They have got the top player, Koulibaly, the captain, a great leader.”
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