Nigeria maintained their perfect record in third place playoffs at the Cup of Nations having won six other matches between the beaten semi-finalists.
Senegal last reached the title decider 17 years ago, when current coach Aliou Cisse captained a team beaten on penalties by Cameroon in Mali.
The result had no bearing on the final Group G standings as both teams were already eliminated from the competition.
The victory leaves the Red Devils top of Group G with two wins ahead of their clash on Thursday against England.
FIFA World Cup 2018, Highlights: Belgium recorded their second straight win by thrashing Tunisia 5-2.
Romelu Lukaku opened up about growing up in Antwerp and his resolution to ignore critics and have fun in Russia.
The Red Devils opened their account in Russia with a 3-0 win over Panama on Monday, when Romelu Lukaku netted twice, but Hazard was tightly marked and occasionally clattered by the Central American opponents.
Belgium's top priority is ensuring they advance to the last 16 with a win over Tunisia in Moscow on Saturday.
Just ahead of the England vs Tunisia clash, India cricket captain Virat Kohli took to Twitter and sent captain Harry Kane a good luck message.
England captain Harry Kane said he was proud of his team's persistence in a hard-fought 2-1 victory in the FIFA World Cup 2018 against Tunisia on Monday.
Captain Harry Kane scored a brace as England overcame Tunisia with a 2-1 victory in their FIFA World Cup Group G opening clash at the Volgograd Arena in Russia on Monday.
Captain Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals.
FIFA World Cup 2018, Highlights, Tunisia vs England: Captain Harry Kane struck in the stoppage time to help England beat Tunisia 2-1
England fans who arrived for their team's first World Cup fixture received a warm welcome, despite ice-cold relations between the two countries and the memory of violence at Euro 2016.
Google Doodle celebrated the Day 5 of FIFA World Cup 2018, as upsets galore painted Day 4.
England will open their FIFA World Cup 2018 campaign against Tunisia in the Group G opening clash at Volgograd Arena, Russia on Monday.
The real test of Gareth Southgate's abilities to lead his country on the biggest stage will come when England face Tunisia in their World Cup opener.