Niger name Africa Cup of Nations squad

11 January 2012 05:46

Niger, making their Africa Cup of Nations debut, named their 23-player squad here Wednesday for the continental showpiece which runs from January 21 to February 12 in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon:

Haroune Doula's side are drawn in Group C in Libreville with Gabon, Morocco and Tunisia.

Goalkeepers: Daouda Kassaly (Cotonsport Garoua/CMR), Rabo Saminou (Sahel SC), Losseny Doumbia (DC Motema Pembe/DRC)

Defenders: Koffi Dan Kowa (ES Zarzis/TUN), Kader Amadou Dodo (Olympic FC), Mohamed Chikoto (Platinium Stars/RSA), Mohamed Soumaila (Olymique FC/FC), Djibrilla Moussa (AS Garde Nationale), Souleymane Mazadou (Union Sportive Marignanaise/FRA), Jimmy Bulus (Hussein Dey/ALG), Issiaka Koudize (AS Garde nationale)

Midfielders: Laouali Idrissa (AS FAN), Abdoul-Karim Lancina (Cotonsport Garoua/CMR), William Tonji Ngounou (IF Limhamn/SWE), Olivier Harouna Bonnes (Lille/FRA), Yacouba Ali (Africa Sports/CIV), Idrissa Saïdou (Cotonsport Garoua/CMR), Boubacar Talatou (Orlando Pirates/RSA), Moutari Amadou (Akokana FC), Issoufou Boubacar (FC Phuket/THA)

Forwards: Maazou Moussa Ouwo (Zulte/BEL), Issoufou Alhassane Danté (Raja Casablanca/MAR), Kamilou Daouda (CS Sfaxien/TUN)

Source: AFP