Senegal Unveils 27-Man Squad for TotalEnergies AFCON 2023


As the excitement for the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations 2023 in Cote d’Ivoire continues to build, Senegal’s national team, the Lions of Teranga, led by coach Aliou Cisse, has disclosed its provisional squad. This formidable lineup of 27 players is gearing up to defend the coveted title. Placed in Group C, Senegal will face strong competition from Gambia, Guinea, and Cameroon in their quest for glory.

LISBON, PORTUGAL – JUNE 20: Sadio Mane of Senegal and Aliou Cisse of Senegal to discuss during the International Friendly match betwen Brazil and Senegal at Estadio Jose Alvalade on June 20, 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Joao Rico/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Goalkeepers:

  1. Édouard Mendy
  2. Mory Diaw
  3. Seny Dieng

Defenders:

  1. Youssouf Sabaly
  2. Krépin Diatta
  3. Kalidou Koulibaly
  4. Moussa Niakhaté
  5. Abdou Diallo
  6. Formose Mendy
  7. Abdoulaye Ndiaye
  8. Abdoulaye Seck
  9. Fodé Ballo-Touré
  10. Ismail Jakobs

Midfielders:

  1. Lamine Camara
  2. Pape Matar Sarr
  3. Cheikhou Kouyaté
  4. Nampalys Mendy
  5. Pape Gueye
  6. Pathé Ciss
  7. Idrissa Gueye

Forwards:

  1. Nicolas Jackson
  2. Abdallah Sima
  3. Habib Diallo
  4. Iliman Ndiaye
  5. Ismaïla Sarr
  6. Sadio Mané
  7. Boulaye Dia

It’s important to note that all selections are provisional until the final list of 27 players is officially announced by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after the submission deadline on January 3, 2024. As Senegal prepares for the tournament, the nation awaits the final squad that will carry the hopes of a title defense in the 17th edition of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations.

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