Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote and Geoffrey Serey Die of Swiss side FC Bale were not included following suspension. They were replaced by CSKA Moscow top striker Seydou Doumbia and German-born Mathis Bolly from Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Initially announced doubtful for the encounter owing to an injury sustained during a league match with his side Roma, Gervihno will be part of the action alongside most of the team’s regular players.
The Elephants are going into the second leg with a 3-1 lead, as the Teranga Lions will be forced to play away from home in Morocco following a one-year Fifa and Caf ban on their Dakar ground Sedar Senghor Stadium.
|Abdoul Cisse||Africa Sports|
|Sylvain Gbohouo||Sewe Sport|
|Viera Diarrassouba||Caykur Rizespor|
|Koffi Romaric Ndri||Bastia|
|Yaya Toure||Manchester City|
|Seydou Doumbia||CSKA Moscow|
|Giovanni Sio||FC Bale|