Senegal U17 National team that is taking part in the upcoming African cup of nations, in Tanzania on Wednesday received the national flag at the Ministry of Sports.
In the absence of Sports Minister Matar Ba, his Secretary General Paul Dione handed over the national flag to the team, asking them to keep it high by proudly representing Senegal in that competition. According to Mr Dione, the squad will not be alone in Tanzania because they will have the support of the whole Senegalese nation.
The Captain Mouhamadou Mustapha Diaw, who declared to honored to receive the flag, said his teammates and him were ready to attack. « Our goal is to win this cup, and that will also allow us to qualify for the next world cup» he said, adding that they will work hard to achieve their goal.
Senegal is in group B with Morocco, Cameroon and Guinea, in that competition which will be held from April 14 to April 28, 2019.
Below is the list of 21 man squad
N° Prénoms et Nom Club d’appartenance
1. OUSMANE BA Génération Foot
2. EL HADJI MALICK GUEYE Dakar Sacré Cœur
3. PAPE IBRAHIMA DIONE A.F Darou Salam
4. THIBAUT AUBERTIN Génération Foot
5. CHEIKH MBAYE DIOUF Diambars FC Saly
6. BACARY SANE Diambars FC Saly
7. CHEIKHOU OMAR NDIAYE Génération Foot
8. AMETE SALOUM FAYE Diambars FC Saly
9. ALIOU BADARA BALDE Diambars FC Saly
10. BOUBACAR DIEDHIOU DIALLO Diambars FC Saly
11. SOULEYMANE FAYE GALAXY FA de Dakar
12. MOUHAMADOU MOUSTAPHA DIAW Diambars FC Saly
13. SAMBA DIALLO A.F Darou Salam
14. BIRAME DIAW GALAXY FA de Dakar
15. ISSAGA KANE GALAXY FA de Dakar
16. IBRAHIM CISSOKHO US GOREE
17. MIKAYIL NGOR FAYE Diambars FC Saly
18. MELEYE DIAGNE Diambars FC Saly
19. PAPE MATAR SARR Génération Foot
20. INSA BOYE Diambars FC Saly
21. OUSMANE DIALLO NSFC IYANE Matam