CAN 2021 – Senegal: “We also want to continue the adventure”, Joseph Lopy

Senegalese midfielder Joseph Lopy accompanied his coach Aliou Cissé to a press conference where he showed the Teranga Lions’ desire not to stop in the semi-finals.

Burkina Faso will be opposed this Wednesday, February 02, 2022 to Senegal, at 7 p.m. GMT at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaoundé, on behalf of the first semi-final of CAN 2021. This Tuesday was a press conference day for pre-game. Senegal coach Aliou Cissé was accompanied by his midfielder Joseph Lopy. The latter recognized that the opponent of the last four is a good team. “We are going to play against a very good team which has deserved its qualification. We know that we have a very good opponent in front of us who also dreams of winning and continuing the adventure, ”said the FC Sochaux player.

With the great victory obtained in the quarter-final against Equatorial Guinea, Senegal is the favorite of this confrontation. However, for Aliou Cissé’s men, it will not be necessary to take the easy way out. The speech, you heard it like me, it’s a speech that requires us to stay focused. We won, there is an important match coming up, the speech is to stay mobilized, to always stay focused for the future, ”he said. A success this Wednesday will propel the kings of the forest into the final, it will be the second time in a row, after that disputed in 2019 against Algeria.

The Senegalese do not want to stop in the semi-finals. The Teranga Lions are still chasing their first title in this competition. “We too want to win, to continue the adventure, it’s up to us to do what it takes on the pitch, as we showed in the last match to continue the adventure”, analyzes Joseph Lopy.

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