Benin Releases List of Players That Will Play Against Sierra Leone in AFCON Qualifier

Head Coach of the Squirrels of Benin Dussuyer has released a list containing a 23-Man squad team ahead of their playoff with Sierra Leone’s Leone Stars.

The Squirrels of Benin and Leon Star are supposed to play a rescheduled match on June 24, 2021, for the Group L Qualifier.

Group L’s final Qualifying match was called off in March after the visitors (Benin) refused to play in protest against five of their player’s being tested positive for Covid-19 in Freetown.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed in April that the Appeal Body upheld the decision of the organizing committee to postpone the fixture to the June 2021 International window following Sierra Leone’s appeal.

Sierra Leone needs to win this match in order to qualifier for the tournament while Benin just need a draw.

The Squirrels of Benin Presently occupy the 2 spot in Group L, in which they have accumulated 7 points.

FULL SQUAD

Goalkeepers: Saturnin Allagbe (Dijon/France), Fabien Farnolle (Sidama Cofee/ Ethiopia), Marcel Dandjinou (JDR Stars/South Africa)

Defenders: Youssouf Assogba (Amiens/France), Seidou Baraze (SC Shiltigheim/France), Khaled Adenon (USAvranches/France), Moise Adilehou (Breda/Netherlands), Cedric Hountondji (Clermont/France), Yohan Roche (Rodez/France), David Kiki (PFC Montana/Bulgaria), Emmanuel Imorou (Evian TGG/France)

Midfielders: Sessi d’Almeida (Valenciennes/France), Jordan Adeoti (Annecy FC/France), Anaane Tidjani (Menemenspor/Turkey), Rodrigue Kossi (Club Africain/Tunisia), Matteo Ahlinvi (NImes/France), Jerome Agossa (Djoliba AC /Mali)

Forwards: Michael Pote (Bandirmaspor/Turkey), Cebio Soukou (Bielefeld/Germany), Jodel Dossou (Clermont/France), Marcellin Koukpo ( CR Belouizdad/Algeria), Steve Mounie (Brest/France), Jacques Bessan (Olympique Beja/Tunisia)

 

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