Senegal national football team

men's national association football team representing Senegal

Senegal national football team is the national football team of Senegal.

Nickname(s)Les Lions de la Téranga
(The Lions of Teranga)
AssociationSenegalese Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachAliou Cissé
CaptainSadio Mané
Most capsHenri Camara (99)
Top scorerHenri Camara (29)
Home stadiumStade Léopold Sédar Senghor
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 22 Steady (27 May 2021)[1]
Highest23 (November 2017, December 2018)
Lowest99 (June 2013)
First international
 British Gambia 1–2 French Senegal Flag of Senegal (1958–1959).svg
(Gambia; 1959)
Biggest win
 Senegal 7–0 Mauritius 
(Dakar, Senegal; 9 October 2010)
Biggest defeat
 Czechoslovakia 11–0 Senegal 
(Prague, Czechoslovakia; 2 November 1966)
World Cup
Appearances2 (first in 2002)
Best resultQuarter-Finals (2002)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances15 (first in 1965)
Best resultRunners-up (2002)


  1. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  2. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.