Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is the headline name on the 23-man list of players released by Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse ahead of this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The former Southampton star is joined on the list by notable names like Kalidou Koulibaly, Cheikhou Kouyate, Moussa Sow and many more.
Senegal will face Poland, Colombia and Japan in Group H in what is their 2nd appearance with the current crop of players hoping to surpass or emulate the quarterfinal achievements recorded during their debut appearance in Japan/Korea 2002 World Cup.
Aliou Cisse was the captain of the Senegal team which had players like El-Hadji Diouf, Henri Camara, Salif Diao and many more.
Goalkeepers: Abdoulaye Diallo (Stade Rennais), Khadim Ndiaye (Horoya Ath.), Alfred Gomis (SPAL 2013)
Defenders: Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli SSC), Lamine Gassama (Alanyaspor), Salif Sane (Hannover 96), Cheikh Tidiane Ndoye (Birmingham City), Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux), Saliou Ciss (Valenciennes), Kara Mbodji (Anderlecht), Moussa Wague (KAS Eupen).
Midfielders: Pape Alioune Ndiaye (Stoke City), Cheikhou Kouyate (West Ham United), Idrissa Gana Gueye (Everton), Alfred Ndiaye (Wolverhampton Wanderers).
Forwards: Moussa Sow (Bursaspor), Sadio Mane (Liverpool), Keita Balde (Monaco), Ismaila Sarr (Stade Rennais), Diafra Sakho (Stade Rennais), Mbaye Niang (Torino), Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City).