2017 AFCON: Le Roy Drops Rivers United’s Douhadji From Togo Squad

2017 AFCON: Le Roy Drops Rivers United’s Douhadji From Togo Squad


By Johnny Edward:


Togo's head coach Claude Le Roy has left out Rivers United defender, Joseph Douhadji from his final 23-man squad for the 2017 Africa of Cup of Nations (AFCON) billed for Gabon, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.


The Rivers United defender who was a surprise inclusion in the preliminary squad, missed out on the continent's biggest football showpiece along with Victor Nukafu.


But there was a place for inactive skipper Emmanuel Adebayor and  Alaixys Romao of Olympiacos.


The Sparrow Hawks are in Group C along with Morocco, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and defending champions, Ivory Coast.


Gabon 2017 CAF Africa Cup of Nations will run from January 14 to February 2, 2017.



Goalkeepers: Kossi Agassa (clubless), Cedric Mensah (Le Mans/FRA), Baba Tchagouni (Marmande/FRA),


Defenders: Serge Akakpo (Trabzonspor/TUR), Vincent Bossou (Young Africans/TAN), Djene Dakonam (Saint-Trond/BEL), Joseph Douhadji (Rivers Utd/NGR), Maklibe Kouloun (Dyto), Gafar Mamah (Dacia/MDA), Sadate Ouro-Akoriko (Al Khaleej/KSA), Hakim Ouro-Sama (Port).


Midfielders: Lalawele Atakora (Helsingborgs/SWE), Franco Atchou (Dyto), Floyd Ayite (Fulham/ENG), Ihlas Bebou (Fortuna Dusseldorf/GER), Matthieu Dossevi (Standard Liege/BEL), Henritse Eninful (Doxa/GER), Serge Gakpe (Genoa/ITA), Victor Nukafu (Entente II), Alaixys Romao (Olympiacos/GRE), Prince Segbefia (Goztepe/TUR).


Strikers: Emmanuel Adebayor (clubless, capt), Komlan Agbeniadan (WAFA/GHA), Razak Boukari (Chateauroux/FRA), Fo Doh Laba(Berkane/MAR).


Coach: Claude le Roy (FRA)