Big surprise in the list of Giresse for the 2014 World Cup playoffs. The French coach has preferred to do without the services of Chelsea striker Demba Ba, yet the author of a good season with Newcastle and Blues.
Also absent, the lanky defender Cheikhou Kouyaté, recent champion of Belgium. Also to be noted the coming back of the Teranga Lions of Marseille Modou Sougou.
Senegal will respectively face Angola on June 8 and June 15, Liberia.
Here is the list of the 23 Lions:
– Goalkeepers: Bouna Coundoul, Ousmane Mane and Cheikh Tidiane Ndiaye
– Defenders: Lamine Gassama Lamine Sane, Cheikh Mbengue Zarko Touré, Pape Gueye, Kara Mbodji, Pape Ndiaye Souare Abdoulaye Seck and Salif Sane
– Midfield: Mouhamed Diame, Pape Diop Quli, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Rémi Gomis, Sadio Mane Ndiaye Deme Ndiaye
-Attackers: Mame Diouf Birame, Moussa Sow, Modou Sougou, Papiss Cisse and Dame Ndoye