Sadio Mane and his Senegalese teammates have received a 2018 FIFA World Cup boost from Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho.

Senegal are placed in Group H alongside Poland, Colombia and Japan.

The former Chelsea manager said he sees Senegal finishing top of the group.

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Speaking on The Sun while giving his World Cup prediction, Mourinho ruled out Colombia and Japan from making it to the knockout stages.

“And finally, Group H, its quite balanced, Senegal to win the group and Poland to finish second.”

Senegal open their World Cup campaign with a game against Poland on June 19 at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow.

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