Benin Coach Names 22 Man Squad for Super Eagles Clash

November 6, 2019
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The head coach  Benin Republic, Michel
Dussuyer  has named 23 players for this
month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double header against the Super
Eagles of Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

The big surprise was the absence of  regular members of the team, Sedangondji and
Rodrigue Kossi.

Captain of the side, Stephan Sessegnon who plays for Turkish club,
Genclerbiligi, Huddersfield United’s Steve Mounié and Cebio Soukou who plays
for German side Arminia Bielefeld are among the top players in the squad.

Benin will face the Super Eagles on November 13 at the Akwa Ibom
International Stadium, Uyo and then host Sierra Leone four days later at home
in Cotonou.

THE FULL SQUAD

Goalkeepers: Fabien Farnolle (Yeni Malatyaspor, Turkey), Marcel Dandjinou
(ESAE FC), Chérif Cakpo (Buffalo FC)

Defenders: Olivier Verdon (Eupen, Belgium), Ogouchi Jean (Dragons, Benin),
David Kiki (Brest, France), Youssouf Assogba (Amiens, France), Yarou Nabil
(Buffalo), Cédric Hountondji (Clermont, France), Melvyn Doremus (AF Bobigny,
France), Emmanuel Imorou (Thonon Evian, France)

Midfielders: Agossa Jérôme Bonou (Djoliba, Mali), Jordan Adeoti (Auxerre,
France), Mama Seibou (Toulon, France), Anaane Tidjani (AS Soliman, Tunisia),
Sessi D’Almeida (Valenciennes, France), Stéphane Sessegnon (Gençlerbiligi,
Turkey)

Attackers: Yannick Aguèmon (OH Louvain, Belgium), Mickaël Poté (Erzurumspor,
Turkey), Steve Mounié (Huddersfield, England), Jodel Dossou (TSV Hartberg,
Austria), Marcellin Koukpo (CS Hammam-Lif, Tunisia), Cebio Soukou ( Arminia
Bielefeld, Germany)

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