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Senegalese Eupen makes history: youngest African goalscorer ever at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The Senegalese Moussa Wagué has Sunday with his goal in the team contest against Japan (2-2) at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia and a spot in the history books conquered. The defender of KAS Eupen is with his 19 years and 236 days, the youngest African goalscorer ever at a world Cup.

Japan

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Senegal

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After a smooth attack put Wagué the Senegalese in the 71st minute, again on lead. The right rear of Eupen, like the doctrine is untenable in the roof of the goal and gave Senegal the 2-1. The historic goal brought the “Lions of Teranga”, however, deal certainty about the qualification for the eighth finals. Japan put the signs still in balance.

Wagué is the first African teenager who, his name is on a world cup scoreboard. The previous record stood in the name of the Ghanaian Draman Haminu who, in 2006, 20 years and 82 days old when he scored against the United States.

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