Senegal Wins CAF Beach Soccer Title


Senegal has emerged champions of the African Beach Soccer championship, courtesy their 8-4 win over hosts, the Super Sand Eagles.

The Adamu Ejoo lads could not cope with the tactical ingenuity of their west African opponents through the four quarters of the tie.

Earlier in the day, Egypt defeated their North African foes, Morocco, 4-1 to clinch the bronze medal.

Nigeria’s Emeka Ogbonna scooped the Most Valuable Player of the tournament, while Senegal’s Babacar Fall won the Golden Boot award with 11 goals.

Senegal goalkeeper Seyni Ndiaye was adjudged the Golden Glove winner.

Nigeria and Senegal will represent Africa at the Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas next year.

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