sport news Senegal manager Aliou Cisse slams Jurgen Klopp's over AFCON comments

sport news Senegal manager Aliou Cisse slams Jurgen Klopp's over AFCON comments
sport news Senegal manager Aliou Cisse slams Jurgen Klopp's over AFCON comments
'Who does he think he is?!': Senegal boss Aliou Cisse slams Jurgen Klopp for calling AFCON a 'small tournament' and claims the German owes his success at Liverpool to African stars Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Joel Matip Jurgen Klopp caused a stir when he called AFCON a 'small tournament'  The Liverpool manager insisted his comments were misinterpreted  Aliou Cisse called Klopp's remarks disrespectful towards AFCON Liverpool will lose Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita for a month AFCON runs from January 9 until February 6 next year in Cameroon 

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Senegal manager Aliou Cisse has hit back at Jurgen Klopp's remarks over the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), suggesting the Liverpool manager owed his success to players from the continent.

Last month, the German caused a stir as he described the AFCON as a 'small tournament' following Liverpool's 4-0 win over Arsenal.

Asked whether he was relieved there was no international break until March, Klopp replied: 'I've heard that so often that there's no international break until March. 

Senegal manager Aliou Cisse has slammed Jurgen Klopp's AFCON comments

Senegal manager Aliou Cisse has slammed Jurgen Klopp's AFCON comments 

'In January, there's a little tournament in Africa, I just want to say, and I think Asia is playing games, too - South America as well, great, can't wait.'

Liverpool are set to lose several of their stars, including Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Naby Keita for the tournament, which runs from January 9 until February 6 next year.

While Klopp subsequently

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