PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Idrissa Gueye - The midfield maestro & Sadio Mane headline Senegal squad

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Idrissa Gueye - The midfield maestro & Sadio Mane headline Senegal squad
Idrissa Gueye

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Mar 08, 2018. 10:00

Gueye and Sadio Mane headline the Senegal team which will face Uzbekistan and Bosnia and Herzegovina in FIFA international friendly games.

The Lions of Teranga will face Uzbekistan on March 23 in Morocco, before locking horns with Bosnia and Herzegovina in France four days later.

Senegal will be using the two matches as preparation for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup finals which are scheduled to be hosted by Russia.

They are in Group H alongside Japan, Colombia and Poland. Senegal will take on Poland in their first game in Moscow on the 19th of June 2018.

Gueye and Mane, who are plying their trade in the English Premier League for Everton FC and Liverpool FC respectively, were named in the 30-man squad for the friendly games.

The duo played an instrumental role in helping the Lions of Teranga qualify for the World Cup finals. They are key players in Alliou Cisse’s star-studded Senegal squad.

FULL SQUAD
Full List.

Goalkeepers: Khadime Ndiaye, Alfred Gomis, Abdoulaye Diallo, S.Ndiaye.

Defenders: Kalidou Koulibaly, Pape Souare, Salif Sane, Moussa Wague, Fallou Diagne, Papiss Djilobodji, Lamine Gassama, Youssouf Sabaly, Armand Traore.

Midfielders: Assane Diousse, Idrissa Gueye, Badou Ndiaye, Cheikhou Kouyate, Alfred Ndiaye, Henri Saivet, Cheikh Ndoye.

Forwards: Santy Ngom, Mame Diouf, Moussa Konate, Oumar Niasse, Moussa Sow, Mbaye Niang, Diafra Sakho, Keita Balde, Sadio Mane, Ismaila Sarr.



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