Niger name squad for Afcon 2013

The Mena have published their player list for their second Africa Cup of Nations

Niger coach Gernot Rohr has made know the names of the 23 players heading for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, with captain Moussa Maazou on the lead.

Few locals were added to the squad this time unlike the previous edition, while two players - striker Modibo Sidibe and midfielder Lacina - were included as free agents.

Niger are in Group B alongside Ghana, Mali and the DR Congo, and will play their first game against the Eagles, who finished third at the Gabon / Equatorial Guinea 2012.


Name Club
 Moussa Alzouma  Garde Nationale
 Daouda Kassaly  Chippa United
 Saminou Rabo  Sahel SC
 Ismael Alassane  Mangasport
 Kader Amadou  Olympic Niger
 Mohamed Bachar  AS Douane
 Mohammed Chicoto  AS Marsa
 Koffi Dankowa  ES Zarzis
 Kourouma Fatokouma  Chabab Al-Hociema
 Luky James  AS Douane
 Issiakou Koudize  Garde Nationale
 Mohamed Soumaila  Sfaxien
 Boubacar Issoufou  Free Agent
 Idrissa Laouali  Mangasport
 Lancina  Free Agent
 Amadou Mountari  Le Mans
 Williams N'Gonou  LB 07
 Souleymane Sakou  Olympic Niamey
 Babacar Talatou  Thanda Royal Zulu
 Issoufou Dante  Wydad Fes
 Kamilou Daouda  JS Saoura
 Moussa Maazou  Etoile Sahel
 Modibo Sidibe  Free Agent