Africa Marseille: 8 Africans registered for the Champions League

marseilleOlympique de Marseille unveiled this Wednesday on its website the list A of the players who will compete in the next group stage of the Champions League. A competition in which they will face Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund and Naples.

12 players of African descent are on this list. The Togolese Alaixys Romao is present, as the Ghanaians Andre and Jordan Ayew. The Tunisian striker Saber Khalifa will discover for the first time the C1.

Also note the presence of the young Ghanaian Kevin Osei and the new recruits Dimitri Payet, Gianneli Imbula, Florian Thauvin and Mario Lemina.

– Goalkeepers: 30. Mandanda, 1. Bracigliano, 16. Samba, 40. Yirango.
– Defenders: 2. Abdallah, 3. NKoulou, 4. Mendes, 15. Morel, 21. Diawara, 23. Mendy, 24. Fanni.
– Midfielders: 7. Cheyrou, 12. Osei, 13. Lemina, 14. Thauvin, 20. Romao, 25. Imbula, 28. Valbuena.
– Strikers: 9. Gignac, 10. A. Ayew, 12. J. Ayew, 17. Payet, 29. Khalifa.

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