Slimani, Osimhen & stars to watch in Coupe de France

Slimani, Osimhen & stars to watch in Coupe de France
Islam Slimani (L) of AS Monaco and Bouna Sarr (R) of Olympique Marseille in action

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Jan 28, 2020. 13:00

Top African players will be in action in the 2019/20 Coupe de France Round of 16 in midweek. takes a look at players, who could decide the matches:

Islam Slimani

The Algerian hitman has rediscovered his form during his spell with AS Monaco having netted seven goals in the Ligue 1 this season.

Slimani will be looking to play an instrumental role in helping Monaco overcome Saint Etienne at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday.

M’Baye Niang

The Senegalese forward remains Rennes’ best attacker having hit the back of the net eight times in the current Ligue 1 campaign.

Niang could be key to a victory over a stubborn Angers side at the Stade Raymond Kopa on Tuesday.

Denis Bouanga

The Gabonese striker has been an influential player in the Saint Etienne team this season having netted seven Ligue 1 goals.

Bouanga will be hoping to inspire Etienne to a victory over a much-fancied Monaco side.

Victor Osimhen

The Nigerian frontman has arguably been the best African player in France this season having scored 10 times in the Ligue 1.

Lille OSC will look to Osimhen when they lock horns with a lower division side SAS Épinal at the Stade de la Colombière.

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