Senegal did not just become the first African country to win their first match in the world cup, but they showed the world that they came hard for the cup and they brought their ethics alongside with them.
Goals from Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako were enough for Japan to beat Colombia 2-1, before Senegal saw off Poland by the same scoreline later in the day thanks to a Thiago Cionek own goal and M'Baye Niang.
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Japan and Senegal fans have won headlines for staying behind after their World Cup matches to ensure the stadiums are left clean and tidy.
It's also noted Japan supporters carried out a similar job following their participation in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Both are campaigning at the ongoing world cup in Russian Federation and both have won their opening matches. "We are Senegal but I can guarantee the whole of Africa is supporting the Senegal team".
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"I think we have a new generation that is working, that is doing its utmost, and beyond being good players with a past of professional footballers", Cisse said.
The weird, but generous, gesture is reportedly part of Japanese culture and came after Japan got their World Cup campaign off to a flawless start on Tuesday. "That period was like, "yes, it's coming".
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