Senegal name Olympic squad without Papiss Cisse & Demba Ba

The junior Lions of Teranga will be doing without the Newcastle duo later this month in the London Games men’s football tournament

Senegal Under-23 coach Karim Sega Diouf has published his roster for the 2012 Olympic Games without Newcastle duo Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba after talks for their release between the Senegal football federation and Alan Pardew failed to come to fruition, the body said in a statement on Friday.

However, FC Copenhagen striker Dame N'Doye, West Ham United midfielder Mohamed Diame and Papa Gueye of Metalist Kharkiv have been included as the three senior players.

France-born Everton winger Magaye Gueye, who switched his international allegiance in favour of the country of his ancestry earlier this year, will be debuting with the U-23 outfit during the Games.

Senegal will open their campaign against hosts Great Britain in Manchester on July 26, before subsequently facing the two other members of Group A Uruguay and United Arab Emirates.

Senegal defeated Oman 2-0 in Coventry last April in an Inter-continental play-off to qualify for their first Olympic Games football tournament, joining Gabon, Morocco and Egypt as the four African representatives.

Senegal's Olympics squad in full:

Name Club
Papa Demba Camara Sochaux
Ousmane Mane Diambars
Abdoulaye Ba Academica
Victor Demba Bindia Sandefjord
Saliou Ciss Tromso
Papa Gueye Metallist Kharkiv
Cheikhou Kouyate Anderlecht
Serigne Kara Mbodj Tromso
Pape Ndiaye Souare Lille
Zargo Toure Boulogne
Stephane Badji Sogndal
Mohamed Diame West Ham
Idrissa Gana Gueye Lille
Pape Moussa Konate Maccabi Tel Aviv
Sadio Mane Metz
Ibrahima Balde Osasuna
Magaye Gueye Everton
Dame N'Doye Copenhagen