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AFCON: Sadio Mane's Senegal hope to repeat history in Ivory Coast

Senegal fans react after watching their team's World Cup match against England, on a video screen set up at a fan zone in Dakar, Senegal, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022   -  
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The 2022 African Cup of Nations title remains a source of immense pride in Senegal. 

As defending champions, the Teranga Lions arrive in Ivory Coast as title favourites. Their fans back home expect nothing but a repeat of the heroics in Cameroon in 2022.

But they reckon that winning back the title will not be a walk in the park. Nevertheless, they remain optimistic.

Senegal open their title defence against neighbors Gambia on Monday, January 15.

Wahany Johnson Sambou reports from Dakar

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