Sadio Mane's big foot on Ibrahim Sangari which could have given him a red card

Sadio Mane's big foot on Ibrahim Sangari which could have given him a red card

Sadio Mane made a very serious mistake during the first half of the match between Senegal and Ivory Coast, on Monday, in the round of 16 of the 2024 African Cup of Nations. But the Teranga Lions striker escaped a red card.

His match could have ended after just ten minutes. Sadio Mane narrowly escaped a red card during the match between Senegal and Ivory Coast, on Monday, in the round of 16 of the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations. After providing an assist to Habib Diallo in the first (fourth) score, the Teranga Lions striker was guilty. A very big mistake on Ibrahim Sanjari in midfield. Late in his intervention, the Al-Nasr (Saudi) star intervened with his foot very high on the Nottingham Forest player.

Manny's belts collided with Sanjari's leg, who immediately twisted in pain as he fell to the ground. Gabonese referee Pierre Acho merely issued a yellow card to the former Liverpool captain, despite strong protests from the elephants.

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Sadio Mane's foul on Ibrahim Sanjari in the match between Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire, January 29, 2024 in the African Cup of Nations – Bein Sports
Sadio Mane's foul on Ibrahim Sangari during the match between Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire, January 29, 2024, at the World Cup – BeIN Sports

No VAR intervention

Despite several stunning slow motions broadcast on television, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) did not intervene. Therefore, the referee did not go to review the photos on the edge of the field. Sangari was briefly evacuated on a stretcher, with an ice pack on his leg, before being quickly returned to the field. There are no obvious after effects.

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Sadio Mane can consider himself happy that he was able to continue the match. Given the seriousness of his tackle, there is no doubt that the 31-year-old striker would have received a multiple-match ban had he been disqualified for the action.

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