Mauritania announce CHAN squad

Coach Patrice Neveu have named a relatively strong squad for 2014 African Nations Championship

Mourabitounes of Mauritania have announced their squad to play in the African Nations Championship to commence on January 11 in South Africa.

The country situated in the Maghreb region of western North Africa will be making its debut in the bi-annual football showpiece after missing out of the last two editions.

ASAC Concorde, current league leaders in the Mauritanian league, boast of seven players in Neveu’s team.

Mauritania are in Group D alongside Burundi, Gabon and DR Congo. Their first match comes up on January 14 against DR Congo.

FULL SQUAD

Goalkeepers
Souleymane Diallo (FC Tevragh-Zeïna), Cheikh Fall Lekhneiver (FC Nouadhibou), Babacar Harouna Toure (ASAC Concorde)

Defenders
Boubacar N'gollo Coulibaly (FC Tevragh-Zeïna), Yacoub Fall (FC Nouadhibou), Abdel Aziz Lo (ACS KSAR), Abdoulaye Niasse, Pape Moussa Sacko (both ASAC Concorde), Ibrahima Mamadou Sy (FC Tevragh-Zeïna), Cheikhna Varajou (ASC Tidjikja), Mamadou Idrissa Wade (FC Nouadhibou)

Midfielders
Moussa Sidi Bagayoko (ASAC Concorde), Bah Mohamed Yacoub Deina (FC Tevragh-Zeïna), Abdoulaye Silèye Gaye (ACS KSAR), El Id El Hacen Moctar (ASAC Concorde), Amar Djiby Samb, Denne Mohamed Taghyoullah (both FC Nouadhibou)

Forwards
Cheikh El Khalil Moulaye Ahmed (ACS KSAR), Abdallahi Samba Moussa (FC Tevragh-Zeïna), Mamadou N’Diacko Niass (ASAC Concorde), Abdel Aziz Sao (ACS Ksar), El Kory Mohamed Vall (ASAC Concorde), Ely Cheikh Voulany (FC Tevragh-Zeïna).