Enyimba Defender Nabil Yarou and Paris Saint-Germain star Colin Dagba have been named in the Squirrels of Benin Republic squad for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Nigeria.
The encounter will take place on Saturday, March 27 at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto Novo .
Stade Brest of France forward Steve Mounie, Rudy Gestede, who plays for Australian club Melbourne and Arminia Beilefeld’s Cebio Soukou are some of the key stars in the squad.
The Squirrels lost to 2-1 to the Super Eagles on matchday one and will be keen to avenge the defeat and also boost their hopes of securing a place in Cameroon 2021.
Saturnin Allagbé (Dijon, France), Hariston Hessou (Bahir Dar, Ethopia), Marcel Dandjinou (JDR Stars FC, South Africa)
Khaled Adénon (US Avranches, France), Youssouf Assogba (Amiens SC, France), Cédric Hountondji (Clermont Foot, France), David Kiki (PFC Montana, Bulgaria), Olivier Verdon (Ludogorets Razgrad, Bulgaria), Emmanuel Imorou (évian, France), Nabyl Yarou (Enyimba FC, Nigeria), Collins Dagba (PSG, France)
Sessi d ‘Almeida (Valenciennes FC, France), Jérôme Bonou (Djoliba, Mali), Jordan Adéoti (Annecy FC, France), Rodrigue Cossi (Club Africain, Tunisia), Anaane Tidjani (Menemen Spor, Turkey), Cébio Soukou (Arminia Bielefeld, Germany), Jodel Dossou (Clermont Foot, France)
Mickael Pote (Bandirmaspor, Turkey), Marcellin Koukpo (CR Belouizdad, Algeria), Jacques Bessan (Olympique Beja, Tunisia), Rudy Gestede (Melbourne, Australia), Steve Mounié ( Stade Brest 29, France)