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This Is What Senegal's World Cup Victory Against Poland Looked Like

In Photos: What the stadium really looked like when Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup.

Senegal earned a 2-1 win versus Poland that turned the World Cup's Group H upside down, following Japan's upset win against Colombia.

Despite being, arguably, the best African team at the 2018 World Cup—led by star players like Sadio Mané, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Cheikhou Kouyaté—they were widely considered to be underdogs against Robert Lewandowski's Poland.

Well, this Senegal team showed that they were a force to be reckoned with and they got the win against the odds, making them the first African team to get a victory at the 2018 World Cup.

Our friends at Kicks to the Pitch were at Moscow's Spartak Stadium to capture the magic as the Lions of Teranga outplayed the Polish team.


See below more some of Kick to The Pitch's beautiful pictures from the match and relive the moment.

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Read: Senegal's Aliou Cisse is the Only Black Coach at the World Cup & He's Totally Worth Celebrating

A fan holds a Sadio Mané jersey. Photo: Kicks to the Pitch.


Kalidou Koulibaly during the game. Photo: Kicks to the Pitch.

M'Baye Niang celebrates his goal. Photo: Kicks to the Pitch.


The Lions of Teranga's dance celebration. Photo: Kicks to the Pitch.

Captain Sadio Mané after the game. Photo: Kicks to the Pitch.



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Vinegar Pap Smear Saving Women’s Lives In Malawi

This simple diagnostic test is giving hope to thousands of women in Malawi.

They say necessity is the mother of invention and in Malawi, the need for inexpensive Pap smears has resulted in a cost-effective and ingenious solution. Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIA) is the only form of cervical cancer screening affordable to most underprivileged women in Malawi, according to reports.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) "19 of the top 20 countries with the highest cervical cancer burden were in sub-Saharan Africa in 2018." Eswatini had the highest incidences followed by Malawi.

The VIA is a simple diagnostic test that can be used to screen cervical cancer, as an alternative to Pap smear cytology, in low-resource countries," according to the Role of VIA in cervical cancer screening in low-resource countries - PubMed (nih.gov) study.

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