The farthest an African team has reached in a FIFA world cup has been the Quarter -finals.It was done by three different teams,Cameroon being the first to reach quarter finals in 1990,followed by Senegal in 2002 and the latest team was Ghana in 2010.
Sadly, hope for an African team to reach to the semi-finals of the world cup this year is fading away after Senegal was beaten by England yesternight.All African countries had hoped that Senegal was not only going to qualify for the quarter -finals but also for the semi-finals.
However, England crushed their hope when they put in a commanding performance to reach the quarter-finals of the world cup.
After a slow start,Jordan Henderson gave England the lead then Harry Kane doubled the lead making England control the game totally.
In the second half bukayo Saka netted a third goal sending African champions (Senegal)out of the world cup.
Senegal had qualified for the round of 16 after beating Ecuador.Now,African countries fate lies with Morocco who will face Spain.
After crushing Senegal England will face France in the quarter-finale.