Cheik Tiote: “It helps us that Senegal are out because they have a lot of good players. We have to think about that.
"It shows the African Cup is different. It’s not like the Premiership or the French league. It’s very difficult.
“ We have to stay focused and if we do that we can win.
“Before the tournament Demba said to me that I would be back before him, but now he has to go back and I’m still at the Cup of Nations.
“It’s good for Newcastle because they’ve two great strikers, but they’ll have to wait for me.”