Squirrels Coach names squad against Eagles
Michel Dussuyer, head coach of Squirrels of Benin Republic has has drawn out his final squad list that will face Super Eagles in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Port Novo, Orient Sports reports.
The French manager was expected to have announced the list last week but delayed after the French government announced a travel restriction following a resurgent Covid-19 Pandemic.
The quarantine days was relaxed for the players on Sunday after some affected countries petitioned world soccer governing body, FIFA.
The squad of 23 players was announced on Monday afternoon but the surprise omission was the team skipper Ryan Sessegnon who was named as a non playing captain.
Second placed Benin Republic will host Nigeria’s Super Eagles at Port Novo on March 27th before playing Lone star of Sierra Leone in the final match day.