Chelsea legend, Petr Cech, has named Senegal as one of many favorite groups to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Cech was talking on the achievement of Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, who was just lately named as greatest goalkeeper by FIFA, being the primary African to obtain the award.
The Senegalese had an excellent first 12 months at Stamford Bridge, protecting a clear sheet within the Champions League ultimate victory and being topped the most effective goalkeeper on the earth by the world soccer governing physique.
Cech, a former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper, believes Mendy can win the AFCON trophy with Senegal, which might imply including extra trophies this 12 months.
“He [Mendy] is on the Africa Cup of Nations now, Senegal are one of many favourites, so he may even win this trophy earlier than he returns to us.
“After which we’ve the Membership World Cup and the Carabao Cup ultimate to stay up for in a number of weeks. Hopefully for him he will probably be on the precise finish of three extra trophies,” Cech wrote on Chelsea’s officers web site .
Senegal’s subsequent outing on the AFCON is their quarter ultimate recreation in opposition to Equatorial Guinea on Sunday.