Senegal qualifies for Olympic tournament
Senegal secured the final place in the 16-team men’s soccer
tournament at the London Olympics after beating Oman 2-0 in a
By sealing its first berth at an Olympics, Senegal will join
other African countries Gabon, Morocco and Egypt in Tuesday’s group
stage draw at Wembley Stadium.
Goals by Ibrahima Balde and Abdoulaye Sane earned the victory
for Senegal at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, one of six fields that will
host the men’s and women’s tournaments from July 25-Aug. 11.
Oman, coached by former France midfielder Paul Le Guen, earned a
final opportunity to reach the games after finishing atop Asian