Thursday , March 30 2023

CAN U20 Qualifying Tournament: Four Foreigners Join Lionceaux


Dakar, November 17 (APS)-Four foreign soccer players from the Senegal group have been summoned to participate in the qualifying tournament (November 20-29) for the next edition of CAN U20. APS Tuesday National Coach, Youssouph Dabo.

“We can count on striker Ibrahima Mandoufou playing for Dion Lopy (Reims, France), Alpha Diounkou (Manchester City, UK), Ibrahima Dramé (Larsk, Austria) and Lille (France). Technician in a telephone interview.

The first three cited were part of the U20 starter for the 2019 edition of the U20 World Cup in Poland.

The qualifying tournament for the next edition of CAN U20 is scheduled for November 20-29 at Thiès. Due to Covid-19, the African Football Federation (CAF) allowed about 30 players to participate in the performance group.

Senegal will start competing against Sierra Leone on Friday and face another opponent in the group, The Gambia.

Group B brought together Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania, which dominate Africa.

Members of West Zone A, Cape Verde and Liberia, have withdrawn from the competition, which will play in the semi-finals and finals after the group stage.

The tournament winners will be representing Western Region A in the final phase of CAN, scheduled in Mauritania next March.

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