Adebayor out as Togo name squad for Harambee Stars, Comoros tests

Adebayor out as Togo name squad for Harambee Stars, Comoros tests

Togo head coach Claude le Roy has omitted Kayserispor striker Emmanuel Adebayor from his 23-man squad that is set to take on Comoros and Kenya’s Harambee Stars in their 2021 AFCON Qualifiers slated for next week.

Togo welcome Comoros in Lomé on 14 November and travels to Nairobi to come against Harambee Stars on November 18 as they seek to make it to Cameroon in 2021 after missing the 2019 edition held in Egypt.

Le Roy managed to convince Charleroi FC midfielder David Hennen to feature for his side after representing Belgium at youth level; the 23-year old who previously with the Everton youth and Standard Liege accepting a call-up.

First Call Up

There is a first call up for local-based midfielder Richard Nane who features for ASC Kara so is defender is Ama Tchoutchoui Kangnivi who returns to the national side after an injury layoff in the team’s last action.

Goalkeepers: Abotchi Dove (JDR Stars, South Africa), Barcola Malcolm (Olympic Lyon U19, France) and Abdoul-Moubarak Aïgba (AS OTR, Togo)

Defenders: Akakpo Wilson (Al Ittihad, Egypt), Ama Tchoutchoui Kangnivi (Gbohloesu, Togo), Bodé Abdoul (AS Togo, Togo), Gbegnon Simon (CD Mirandes, Spain), Djene Dakonam (Getafe, Spain), Lawson Steve (Livingstone, Scotland), Olufade James (US Doula), Sama Hakim (Belenenses, Portugal)

Midfield: Atakora Lalawélé (Kazma SC, Kuwait), Franco Atchou (BK Fremad, Denmark), Ayité Floyd (Genclerbirligi, Turkey), David Hennen (Sporting Charleroi, Belgium), Bebou Ilhas (Hoffenheim, Germany), Dossevi Matthew (Toulouse, France), Sunu Gilles (BB Erzurumspor, Turkey), Nane Richard (ASCK, Togo)

Strikers: Marouf Tchakei (ASKO Kara Lomé, Togo), Denkey Kevin (Nimes, France), Laba Fo-Doh (Al Ain, UAE), Mlapa Peniel (Kalba, UAE)