Liverpool failure to celebrate Sadio Mane AFCON success shows lack of respect for Africa football

 

 

Liverpool football club took on relegation threatened Burnley early this afternoon in the Barclay premier league game week 35.

The Reds won that game by a single goal scored by Fabinho in the first half of the match, it was a game that saw Sadio Mane make his return after his success in the just concluded Africa Cup of nation competition in Cameroon.

A competition where he inspired the Senegalese national team to their first Africa Cup Nation title in history and personally bagged the accolade of the best player of the tournament.

 

Sadio Mane was back in the Liverpool side this afternoon. Photo credit. Instagram

Many people around the world had anticipated a hero welcome for the player just like Paris Saint-German did on friday for the duo of Idris Gana Gueye and Abdou Lakhad Diallo before the club’s game against Stade Rennais at Parc d princess.

 

PSG celebrated Idris Gana Gueye and Abdou Lakhad Diallo on Friday. Via Instagram photos

Liverpool failed to show him the kind of respect a champion deserves, considering Jurgen Klop remark on the tournament before its kicked off, one can easily conclude that Liverpool have no respect or regards for Africa football competition.

 

Sadio Mane in action this afternoon

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