Fans loved Senegal's celebrations after World Cup win

Fans loved Senegal's celebrations after World Cup win

Fans of Senegal and Japan football teams in Russian Federation have been showered with praises cleaning up after themselves before leaving the stadium.

Africa's best performance at the World Cup has been to reach the quarterfinals, accomplished by Cameroon in 1990, Ghana in 2010 - and Senegal in 2002, when Cissé was captain of the national team.

Despite having just watched their team get off to a winning start at the World Cup, many Senegal fans put their celebrations on hold in the aftermath of the 2-1 victory over Poland.

At 42, Cisse, who played for Birmingham City and Portsmouth as well as several French clubs before becoming a coach, is the youngest manager in the World Cup.

Cisse however agrees that after five defeats in the six games featuring African teams, the hunt for glory could take some time.

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Japan and Senegal face each other in a Group H match on Sunday, June 24.

Senegal fans were then filmed following suit at Moscow's Spartak Stadium. Japan defeated the 2014 quarter-finalists 2-1 and Senegal gave the African continent some cheer at last with a 2-1 win over Poland on Tuesday.

Coming in the third minute, it was the second fastest red card in World Cup history and the first of this year's tournament. Senegal are tied for the group lead with Japan.Both have three points.

While gathering waste after a sporting event is customary in Japan, the spectators' actions came as a shock to football fans from other countries.

Japan coach Akira Nishino talked before the match of his worry about the "psychological impact" of Monday's quake which hit the Japanese city of Osaka during morning rush hour, killing at least five people.

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