Mali coach Mohamed Magassouba unveiled during a press conference held on Thursday, August 26 in Bamako, the list of players who will cross swords against Rwanda on September 1, 2021 at the Grand Stade d’Agadir in Morocco and also Uganda on September 6, 2021 at St Mary Stadium-Kitende for the first two days of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 ™.
We note the first summons of the Malmö goalkeeper Ismaël Diawara, Strasbourg defender Mahamé Siby and also forwards Hamidou Sinayoko (Onze-Creatures), Mahamadou Doucouré (Nîmes) and Lassina Sinayoko (Auxerre). On the other hand, Sékou Koïta and Massadio Haïdara were not selected because of injuries.
Goalkeepers: Djigui Diarra (Yanga SC, Tanzania), Ibrahim Bozzo Mounkoro (TP Mazembé, RD Congo), Ismaël Diawara (Malmö, Sweden), Mohamed Niaré (Stade Malien, Mali)
Defenders: Hamari Traoré (Rennes, France) ; Falaye Sacko (Victoria Guimarães, Portugal), Mahamé Siby (Strasbourg, France), Charles Traoré (FC Nantes, France), Mamadou Fofana (Amiens, France), Boubacar Kiki Kouyaté (FC Metz, France), Senou Coulibaly (Dijon, France).
Midfielders: Diadié Samassekou (Hoffenheim, Germany), Amadou Haidara (RB Leipzig, Germany) Kouamé Nguessan Rominique (Troyes, France), Lassana Coulibaly (Salernitana, Italy), Adama Noss Traoré (Hatayspor, Turkey), Mohamed Camara (RB Salzburg, Austria), Aliou Dieng, Ahly, Egypt), Cheick Doucouré (Lens, France).
Forwards: Moussa Djenepo (Southampton, England), Moussa Doumbia (Reims, France), Adama Traoré (Sheriff Tiraspol, Moldova), Ibrahima Kané (Vorskla Poltava CF, Ukraine), El Bilal Touré (Reims, France), Mahamadou Doucouré (Nîmes, France), Ibrahima Koné (Sarpsborg, Norway), Hamidou Sinayoko ( Onze-Créateurs, Mali), et Lassine Sinayoko ( Auxerre, France).