World U20: these 3 Senegalese revelations who have disappeared
Ibou Sy, the descent into hell
This penalty shootout towards Ukarine on June 10, 2015 in 8e closing of the U20 World Cup will without end stay within the annals of Senegalese soccer. The Lionceaux goalkeeper, Ibou Sy had achieved the feat of stopping 3 penalties with a “one man present” which can mark the town of Auckland. His efficiency allowed Senegal to qualify for the primary time within the quarter-finals of the World Cup on this class. What ought to have been the start of a fantastic profession will probably be that of a nightmare. Typically and not using a membership, Ibou Sy made a contract within the fifth German division with the membership FC 08 Villingen to complete at the moment beneath the colours of Poiré-sur-Vie which evolves in Nationwide 3.
Sidy Sarr, poor profession administration
This historic 2015 U20 World Cup which noticed Senegal end 4e within the competitors had revealed a number of skills together with Sidy Sarr. The midfielder was seen as one in all Senegal’s biggest skills. His performances on the 2015 World Cup didn’t depart recruiters detached and the KV Kortrijk membership provided him a contract. Not like Ibou Sy, he took benefit of this mild from the World Cup to start out an ascent in his profession with a mortgage to Lorient for a 3-year signing at Nîmes Olympique. This anticipated and desired stability will flip right into a sequence of dangerous selections. The Senegalese worldwide multiplies the delays and sidelines of the group. And in 2021, he’s concerned in alleged acts of resorting to the prostitution of minors. He will probably be in custody earlier than being cleared of all suspicion. In a descent into hell, he landed within the first division of the Portuguese championship in Chaves the place he performed solely 5 video games all through the season. A wasted expertise for certain.
Amadou Sagna, the failed flight
One other Senegalese expertise splashed the U20 World Cup along with his expertise and disappeared from the radar. Winger Amadou Sagna distinguished himself in 2019 in Poland by scoring 4 targets in the course of the competitors however above all his efficiency towards Haiti the place he planted a hat-trick which despatched a robust sign to the world of soccer. Sufficient for the leaders of Bruges to supply him a contract. However the 23-year-old won’t ever be capable to set up himself on this squad and make his approach. A succession of golf equipment adopted (KV Ostend, Membership NXT, Stade Briochon). At the moment, he’s enjoying at Chamois Niortais in Ligue 2 with solely 2 targets scored.
The article first appeared on Sport Information Africa.