Senegal recalls internationals for AFCON finals

By Buckley Fedha.

Senegal has recalled  defender Cheikh Mbengue and striker Moussa Sow to their 23-man squad for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations finals in Gabon.

The pair had missed November’s World Cup qualifier in South Africa but both return to participate at their third Nations Cup tournament.

Henri Saviet of St Etienne was also recalled by coach Aliou Cisse for the three-week tournament where Senegal play in Group ‘B’ against Algeria, Tunisia and Zimbabwe.  

The squad includes 12 players who competed at the last Nations Cup finals in Equatorial Guinea, where Senegal failed to get past the first round despite being one of the pre-tournament favourites.

Senegal open their campaign in Franceville on 15

th of this month  against Tunisia.


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