Sadio Mane becomes the top goal scorer of all time for Senegal

    Senegalese star footballer Sadio Mane has set his level to some extraordinary standards now, he has become the top goal scorer for the Senegal National team of all time. Mane achieved this feat, after scoring a hat-trick for his national team on Saturday night. Senegal defeated Benin by a dominating score of 3-1, at the qualifications of the Africa Cup of Nations, 2023, where Sadio Mane played the most significant part, by taking his team past the victory line with ease.

    The match and Sadio Mane’s performance

    Probably the best way to become the top goal scorer for your country is by performing a hattrick for your team and leading them towards victory. In Senegal’s match against Benin, they did the same, where Mane registered the first goal via a penalty, in the 12th minute. Soon in the 22nd minute, he scored another goal for Senegal, making it a 2-0 lead. The match saw no more goals till the halftime.

    In the second part, in the 60th minute, Senegal received another penalty shot, and Sadio Mane didn’t miss the chance. He netted the ball, made it a 3-0 lead, and consequently became the top scorer for his national side, achieving a legendary mark in his career.

    Junior Olaitan scored the first goal for Benin in the 88th minute, but it was indeed too late to come back from that position. Senegal secured the win, by 3-1, and the main credit went to the Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane.

    Mane beating Camara

    With his performance in the match against Benin, where they scored 4 goals, the total number of goals scored by Sadio Mane for his national team is now 32, surpassing Henri Camara, who previously held this record with 29 goals. At present, beating the previous record-holder, Mane has become Senegal’s most prolific player of all time.

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