Ahead of the titanic clash between Nigeria and the Terranga Lions, Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse has named a 25-man list for Thursday’s international friendly outing.
The Terenga Lions will confront the Super Eagles before locking horns with Cote d’Ivoire four days after in Paris.
Cisse rolled out a couple of improvements to the team that participated in the African Cup of Nations in Gabon, as Newcastle’s Mohamed Diame and Espanyol’s Papakouli Diop were excluded from the fixture.
Sadio Mane and Fenerbahce’s Moussa Sow lead the Lions attack as Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly and Alanyaspor’s Lamine Gassama will take guard of the defence
While Orlando City’s Adama Mbengue gets approval as he anticipates to make his debut alongside France U20 forward Opa Nguette.
Goalkeepers: Khadim N’Diaye (Horoya AC, Guinea), Abdoulaye Diallo (Çaykur Rizespor, Turkey), Pape Seydou N’Diaye (ASC Niarry Tally).
Defenders: Lamine Gassama (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Cheikh M’Bengue (Saint-Etienne, France), Kara Mbodj (Anderlecht, Belgium), Zargo Toure (Lorient, France), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli, Italy), Saliou Ciss (Valenciennes, France), Adama Mbengue (Orlando City, USA), Moussa Wagué (Eupen, Belgium)
Midfielders: Idrissa Gana Gueye (Everton, England), Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham, England), Cheikh N’Doye (Angers, France), Henri Saivet (Saint-Etienne, France), Papa Alioune Ndiaye (Osmanlıspor, Turkey), Salif Sané, Alfred Ndiaye (Hull City, England).
Forwards: Sadio Mane (Liverpool England), Keita Balde Diao (Lazio, Italy), Famara Diedhiou (Angers, France), Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke, England), Ismaila Sarr (Metz, France), Moussa Sow (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Opa Nguette (Metz), Babacar Khouma Gueye.