The head coach of the national team of Senegal Aliu Cisse announced the final squad for the world Cup in Russia.
At the upcoming world Cup, Senegal promises to be one of the sensations of the tournament. The African team has everything to fight at least reaching the play-offs – star leader (Sadio mane), pillar of defense (Calida Coulibaly) and effective striker (Moussa Konate).
Only 6 of the 23 players of the national team of Senegal are not in the top leagues of Europe, and the total cost of the three most expensive players (Manet, Coulibaly and Keita) exceeds 125 million euros.
The national team of Senegal for the world Cup:
Goalkeepers: Abdoulaye Diallo (Rennes, France), Alfred Gomis (SLEEP, Italy), Khadem N’diaye (“Horoya”, Guinea).
Defence: Khalid Koulibaly (Napoli, Italy), Kara Mbodj (Anderlecht, Belgium), Lamine Gassama (“Goal”, Turkey), Moussa Vahe (“Eupen”, Belgium), Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux, France), Saliou Cisse (“Angers” France), Salif Sané (Hannover, Germany).
Midfielders: Papa Ndiaye (Stoke City, England), Sheikh N’doye (Birmingham, England). Sheikh Kouyate (“West Ham United”, England), Alfred Ndiaye (Villarreal, Spain), Idrissa Gueye (Everton, England).
Forwards: Mothers Birov Diouf (Stoke city, England), Alex Sako, Ismail Sarr (both – Rennes, France), Moussa Konate (“Nimes”, France), baldé Keita (Monaco, France), Moussa Sow (“Bursaspor”, Turkey), Sadio mane (Liverpool, England), Mbaye Niang (Torino, Italy).
The national team of Senegal for the second time qualified for the final stage of the world Cup. For an exit in the playoffs, the team Aliu Cisse will compete with teams from Japan, Colombia and Poland.