2018 FIFA WC: Senegal coach Cisse announces provisional squad

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal coach Aliou Cisse announced his provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday, with Liverpool star Sadio Mane and Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly headlining the Lions of Teranga list, world football governing body FIFA announced.

The West Africans are returning to the World Cup for the first time since 2002, when they made it to the quarter-finals.

Cisse's team will prepare for the World Cup with two friendlies. They first face Luxembourg on 31 May before playing a warm-up game against fellow World Cup-bound side 
Croatia on 8 June in Zagreb.

Senegal provisional squad
Goalkeepers: Abdoulaye Diallo (Rennes, France), Alfred Gomis (SPAL, Italy), Khadim Ndiaye (Horoya, Guinea);

Defenders: Lamine Gassama (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Saliou Ciss (Valenciennes, France), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli, Italy), Kara Mbodii (Anderlecht, Belgium), Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux, France), Salif Sane (Hannover, Germany), Moussa Wague (Eupen, Belgium)

Midfielders: Idrissa Gueye (Everton, England), Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham United, England), Alfred Ndiaye (Wolverhampton Wanderers, England), Badou Ndiaye (Stoke City, England), Cheikh Ndoye (Birmingham City, England), Ismaila Sarr (Rennes, France)

Forwards: Keita Balde (Monaco, France), Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City, England), Moussa Konate (Amiens, France), Sadio Mane (Liverpool, England), Mbaye Niang (Torino, Italy), Diafra Sakho (Rennes, France), Moussa Sow (Bursaspor, Turkey).
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18 may 2018 05:12:03




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