Published: Thu, June 21, 2018
Sport | By Floyd Cook

Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium

Senegal fans celebrate victory over Poland by cleaning the stadium

Cisse captained Senegal - who qualified from Bafana Bafana's group for this year's showpiece - to their first ever win in World Cup history when a talented 2002 generation upset France in the opener of that year's tournament.

Thus far, the World Cup has been hard to predict, with some of the best teams falling to underdogs and confounding the experts.

Despite being the first Asian team to defeat a South American side, the supporters of the blue samurai did not go overboard.

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.

Japan soccer fans are pictured ahead of a match against Colombia in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, on June 19, 2018.

After Japan and Senegal won their respective 2018 World Cup matches Tuesday, their fans stayed behind to clean up the stadiums. The lessons in life we can take from the game. "Why I support Japan".

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Day six of the World Cup threw up plenty of highlights.

According to TyC Sports, Senegal had designated fans who ensured their sectors were clear before they left the Otkritie Arena in Moscow.

Back in the prehistory of British football, the pre-Wenger Arsenal team had a reputation for grinding out fairly joyless single-goal victories to such an extent that their supporters would self-deprecatingly chant "1-0 to the Arsenal".

In the match where odds were stacked against the island nation, the Japanese took advantage of Colombia's 10-man squad after defender Carlos Sanchez earned the first red card of the championship for a blatant handball.

The West African country's fans chose to tidy up after their 2-1 victory against Poland in the World Cup in Russian Federation yesterday.

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