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2022 World Cup Qualifiers: Diedhiou’s hat-trick sinks Shalulile’s Namibia, Mahrez propels Algeria past Niger Republic

Senegal are through to the final round of qualifiers for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar following Tuesday’s 3-1 triumph over Namibia.

Famara Diedhiou’s hat-trick helped the Lions of Teranga see off the Brave Warriors – who got their only goal through Peter Shalulile - at the Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg.

Heading into the fixture, Aliou Cisse’s men had brushed aside the Southern Africans 4-1 in the reverse fixture held in Thies.

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Knowing that a win would send them to the third round, the West Africans began the showdown on the front foot – dominating ball possession and launching numerous attacks.