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Sonko backs Senegal for Last 16

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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

World Cup LIVE: Colombia, Poland kick off their World Cup; Mo Salah and Egypt face hosts

Day six of the World Cup and Anthony Richardson and Ian Fiveankles look ahead to the final matches of Group H, whether the first Cruyff turn will ever be eclipsed and what player's they have for their anti-fantasy football teams.

James Rodriguez is injured and misses Colombia's opener against Japan, then Robert Lewandowski makes his first appearance of the tournament. And then the second round of group matches begins with Egypt playing Russia.

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Senegal channel Metsu spirit of 2002 before Poland opener

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Are Poland any good? What's up with Senegal's nickname? The Exploding Heads ponder that and more in their Group H preview.

Senegal will draw on the spirit of the late Bruno Metsu, the maverick French coach who led them to the 2002 quarter-finals, when they face Poland on Tuesday in their first World Cup match in 16 years.

Aliou Cisse, who captained the side which Metsu famously fired up to stun defending champions France 1-0 in Seoul in their opening game, said he was thinking of his mentor.

Yet as the only African coach in this year's competition, he is determined to stamp his own generation's mark on world football.

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Ibrahima Sonko backs Senegal for Last 16

Former Senegal international Ibrahima Sonko believes his countrymen will reach the knockout stages of the 2018 World Cup, but feels anything beyond that could be a stretch.

The Lions of Teranga open their account against Poland at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Tuesday, with Colombia and Japan the other teams in a competitive Group H.

"I see this Senegal team reaching the Last 16 because they are a good team that has been together for some time now," Sonko tells KweséESPN from Kampala,...