Senegal FA President Augustin Senghor Supports Sadio Mane : Sadio Mane is currently suffering from a first major reputation crisis after Bayern Munich suspended and fine him for physically attacking teammate Leroy Sane following a 3-0 Champions League defeat against Manchester City last Tuesday at the Etihad stadium.
The former Liverpool winger is reputed for being a humble and philanthropic football star but the past few days represent a big low for reigning African footballer of the year.
Mane faces trouble and the Senegalese Football Federation President Augustin Senghor has publicly offered some comforting words to the country’s sports icon.
“As president of the Federation, I cannot comment on an incident in the locker room after a game in his club. But know that you have our support and our total solidarity because we know what a beautiful person you are and will continue to be!” , Augustin Senghor said.
Meanwhile it has now emerged Leroy Sané would have called Mané “black shit” following Bayern Munich’s 3-0 defeat against Manchester City and that provoked the aggressive rection from the former Liverpool winger .
The Senegalese journalist and cousin of the African Footballer of the Year , Pape Mahmoud Gueye, has given his version of what actually happened between Leroy Sane and Sadio Mane.
The mess between Mané and Sané lives a new chapter. After the blow to the lip that Mané gave the German player, from the camp of the former Liverpool footballer they clarify the alleged reasons of Mane to attack his teammate.
At first, it was Sané who addressed Mané in a bad way after not running into space on a ball that the Senegalese asked for.
According to Pape Mahmoud Gueye, the German footballer would have called Mane “black shit” during the dialectical discussion of both and this triggered the subsequent action of the Senegal icon.
Mané has since apologized to entire Bayern Munich players and coaches. He has been suspended by the club for one-match and will be fined too.
From Sky Sports, the possibility of the player leaving as a free agent was also mentioned, an option that seems to have subsided.
On the other hand, the Senegalese journalist explains that Leroy Sané would have been quickly aware of his unfortunate comments and would have apologized to the player and the dressing room, as well as his teammate.
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