Chelsea goalkeeper Tie Nicolas Basile name in Cote d’Ivoire squad for the U-23 Africa Cup of Nation against Olympic Eagles holding in Egypt this month.
The Elephants junior side have been draw in Group B alongside defending champions Nigeria plus South Africa and Zambia for the tournament between November 8th till 22nd.Cote d’lvoire have select the attacking players as Genoa’s top goalscorer this season with five goals, Christian Kouame and Chelsea keeper is among the 21 players included in the squad, While Celtic’s Vakoun Bayo and Toulouse FC midfielder Ibrahim Sangare also made the cut.The top three teams of this Africa Cup of Nations will represent Africa at the 2020 Olympic Games billed for Tokyo.
The Olympic Elephants Full Squad For U-23 AFCON 2019GOALKEEPERS:
Ira Tape Eliezer (FC San Pedro, ivory Coast), Tie Nicolas Basile (Chelsea FC, England), Nagoli Oupoh Maxime (FC SOL, Ivory Coast)
Kouadio-Yves Dabila (Cercle Brugge, Belgium), Zie Mohammed Ouattara (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal), Silas Gnaka (KAS Eupen, Belgium), Ismael Diallo (AC Ajaccio, France), Jonathan Cissé (Ironi Sport Hadera, Israel), Cheick Aymar Timité (Amiens SC, France).
Aboubacar Keita (OH Leuven, Belgium), Koffi Sebastien Dakoi (Correcaminos UAT, Mexico), Franck Koffi Kouao (FC Vizela, Portugal), Idrissa Doumbia (Sporting CP, Portugal), Jean Thierry Amani (KAS Eupen, Belgium), lbrahim Sangare (Toulouse FC, France), Anderson Niangbo (Wolfsberger AC, Austria).
Christian Kouame (Genoa CFC, Italy), Junior Hamed Traore (US Sassuolo, Italy), Youssouf Dao (Sparta Praha, Czech Rep.), Aboubacar Doumbia (S.O.A, Ivory Coast), Vakoun Issouf Bayo (Celtic FC, Scotland)