You had to queue at the Grand Theater in Dakar, Senegal on Wednesday to see the FIFA World Cup trophy. The privileged struggle to return to earth. The mere presence of this gold cup makes you dream.
“I saw the World Cup on television and I always dreamed of seeing it with my own eyes. The trophy is very beautiful, look how beautiful it is. It is not for nothing that it costs almost of 18 million euros. This cup must go back to Senegal. Senegal must be world champion.”, explains Boy Maronesupporter of the Senegalese national team.
The Teranga lions are housed in Group A, along with Ecuador from the Netherlands and Qatar, the host country of the 2022 edition of the World Cup.
“We want to go to Qatar and win. For the first time an African country can win the World Cup and this time we want it to be the right one. In December we win the trophy, we can win it .”, says Alioune Ngom, a fervent supporter of the lions.
In the meantime, the trophy continues its seduction operation on the continent. He is in Cameroon on Thursday before flying to Morocco and Tunisia on Friday. Ghana having been the first stage of its round of African countries which have composted their tickets for the planetary meeting of the round ball in Qatar.