a delegation of 327 members at the World Cup!

a delegation of 327 members at the World Cup!

In Africa more than elsewhere, participation in a World Cup is the subject of all the excesses but also of all the comments. It is in this context that the Minister of Sports of Senegal, Yankhoba Diattara, announced on Monday that a delegation of 327 people will go to Qatar for the World Cup 2022 (November 20-December 18) at the expense of the State and the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF).

This delegation will be broken down into the 26 players and 29 members of the management, but also the players’ relatives (2 guests for each player), 150 supporters (80 from 12th Gaindé, 40 from Aller Casa and 30 from ASC Lébougui de Rufisque) and journalists and “media technicians”.

The members of the delegation other than the national team will be accommodated in different sites including Al Thumana, Ain Khaled, Al Baya, City Villa, Frazer Suits, Millenium Center or Time Rako Hotel“, completed the statesman. Reasonable or disproportionate figure? Everyone will have their own opinion…