Senegal vs Zimbabwe : Five facts to know
— The only Cup of Nations game between the countries was won 2-0 by Senegal in Egypt 11 years ago thanks to second-half goals from Henri Camara and Issa Ba.
— Ba did not realise it at the time, but his 80th-minute strike proved crucial in the final group standings, giving Senegal a quarter-finals place ahead of Ghana on goal difference.
— Captain and midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate of English Premier League club West Ham United is among 21 Europe-based Senegalese in the squad.
— The exceptions are both goalkeepers — Pape Ndiaye lines up for local club Niarry Tally and Khadim Ndiaye for Horoya in neighbouring west African state Guinea.
— Only four of the Zimbabwe squad play for European clubs, including centre-back Costa Nhamoinesu from Czech Republic outfit Sparta Prague.
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