Le Roy names Adebayor in 2017 AFCON squad

Togo coach, Claude Le Roy has included experienced forward Emmanuel Adebayor in his squad for the upcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.

The French tactician also named Africa-based players Douhadji Joseph and Nakadu Victor in his 25-man provisional squad ahead of the continent’s prestigious tournament.

Sparrow Hawks are in Group C along with AFCON defending champions Ivory Coast, Morocco as well Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Next year’s AFCON finals will be played in Gabon from January 14 to February 5.

Full squad

Goalkeepers

AGASSA Kossi (Sans club), MENSAH Cédric (MANS, FRANCE), TCHAGOUNI Baba (Marmande, FRANCE)

Defenders

AKAKPO Serge (Trabzonspor, TURQUIE), BOSSOU Vincent (Young Africains, TANZANIE), DJENE Dakonam (St Trond, BELGIQUE), DOUHADJI Joseph (RIVER UNITED, NIGERIA), KOULOUN Maklibè (DYTO, TOGO), MAMAH Gaffar (DACIA, MOLDAVIE), OURO-AKORIKO Sadat (AL Khaleej Saihat, ARABIE SOUADITE), OURO-SAMA Hakim (TOGO-PORT, TOGO)

Midfielders

ATAKORA Lalawélé (HELSINGBORG, SUEDE), ATCHOU Franco (DYTO, TOGO), AYITE Floyd (FULHAM, ANGLETERRE), BEBOU Ihlas (FORTUNA DUSSELDORF, ALLEMAGNE), BOUKARI Razak (Châteauroux, FRANCE), DOSSEVI Mathieu (STANDARD, BELGIQUE), ENINFUL Henritsè (DOXA KATAKOPIAS, CHYPRE), NUKAFU Victor (ENTENTE II, TOGO), ROMAO Alaixys (Olympiacos, GRECE), SEGBEFIA Prince (GOTZEPE, TURQUIE)

 Forwards 

ADEBAYOR Emmanuel Shéyi (Sans club), AGBEGNIADAN Komlan (WAFA, GHANA), GAKPE Serge (GENOA FC, ITALY), LABA Kodjo Fo-Doh (R.S BERKANE, MOROCCO)

 
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