December 5, 2022

Sadio Mane’s childhood buddy Need Segbe Azankpo scored on his debut for Bayern Munich simply 36 seconds into his first look for the membership’s second string aspect.

Mane reportedly performed a job within the former Oldham striker becoming a member of Bayern Munich’s reserve group in the summertime.

The 29-year-old is a long-time buddy of Mane, having come by way of the Era Foot Academy collectively in Senegal.


Need Segbe Azankpo took simply 36 seconds to attain his first objective for Bayern Munich

And he made the proper begin to the brand new chapter of his enjoying profession throughout Saturday’s 6-0 win over SV Heimstetten.

With simply 36 seconds on the clock, he was handed a golden alternative because the ball fell to him within the field after a shot by group mate Granit Leon Ranos was deflected.

The 29-year-old completed with aplomb, calmly slotting the ball into the again of the online to offer his 

Segbe added an help later within the match as he arrange Ranos’ second objective to offer the Bavarian aspect a 4-0 lead earlier than half-time.

Mane left his house nation in 2011 to affix Metz in France and he requested to be accompanied by Segbe, who would go on to affix the membership’s B group.

Segbe (right) and Mane (left) have been longtime friends since playing together as children

Segbe (proper) and Mane (left) have been longtime mates since enjoying collectively as youngsters 

The pair then bought separated when Mane joined RB Salzburg and Segbe picked up a severe damage which halted his profession. 

Segbe went on to play for various golf equipment throughout France, Russia and Holland over the course of 9 years.

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Through the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Segbe’s Benin got here up in opposition to Mane’s Senegal. Benin exited the match early however Segbe waited for the previous Liverpool ahead they usually travelled collectively to England earlier than he joined Oldham for the 2019-2020 season.

Whereas Mane was on the hunt to win the Premier League title with Liverpool, he struggled in League two – scoring 4 targets in 28 appearances.

Regardless of their contrasting success in soccer, Mane and Segbe stayed in contact for a few years. In an interview with Lookcharms earlier this yr, the latter defined: ‘He (Mane) all the time had huge ambitions. He all the time needed to go as excessive as doable. He comes from a poor background, like all of us.

‘And we are saying to ourselves that now we have to succeed to be able to assist the household, to take over, as a result of there are folks behind who’re hungry.

‘Sadio has all the time dreamed very huge. And I keep in mind when he spoke to me in regards to the Senegalese choice… he needed it a lot.’