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Elephants in an AFCON Qualifying tussle with Barea of Madagascar

Elephants in an AFCON Qualifying tussle with Barea of Madagascar

The Elephants of Ivory Coast have a mammoth task ahead as they prepare to meet Madagascar in back to back AFCON Qualifiers.

The double meeting of the Elephants against the Barea of ​​Madagascar will take place on Thursday November 12 in Abijan and Tuesday 17 November, in Toamasina, Madagascar.

Patrice Beaumelle has summoned 26 players for these two matches of the qualifiers of the CAN “Cameroon 2021.

Ivory Coast is second in Group K with three points and will face the top team Madagascar who has collected six points from two games.

The Elephants managed a 1-0 win against Niger in the first match but lost away to Ethiopia via a 2-1 score line.

Goalkeepers: Sylvain Gbohouo (Tp Mazembe Drc), Eliezer Ira Tape (Fc San Pedro Civ), Abdoul Karim Cisse (Asec Mimosas Civ)

Defenders: Eric Bailly (Manchester United Uk), Willy Boly (Wolverhampton Uk), Simon Deli (Club Bruges Belgium), Wilfried Kanon (Pyramids Fc Egypte), Sinaly Diomande (Olympique Lyonnais France), Serge Aurier (Tottenham Uk), Odilon Kossonou (Club Bruges Belgique),

Midfielders: Maxwell Cornet (Olympique Lyonnais), Kalpi Ouattara (Ostersunds Fk Suede), Geoffrey Serey Die (Fc Sion Suisse), Ibrahim Sangare (Psv Eindhoven Pays Bas), Max Alain Gradel (Sivasspor Turkey), Habib Maiga (Fc Metz France), Franck Kessie (Milan Ac Italie), Jean Daniel Akpa Akpro (Lazio Rome Italy), Nicolas Pepe (Arsenal Uk), Jean Evrard Kouassi (Wuhan Zall China),

Forwards: Yao Kouassi Gervinho (Parmes Italy), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace Uk), Jeremie Boga (Sassuolo Italie), Christian Kouame (Florentina Italy), Jonathan Kodjia (Al-Gharafa Qatar), Sebastien Haller (West Ham Uk)

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