Players from top European leagues are in the list of a 23-man squad Benin Republic coach, Michel Dussuyer, invited for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on November 13 against Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Captain Stephan Sessegnon who plays for Turkish club, Genclerbiligi, Huddersfield United’s Steve Mounié and Cebio Soukou who plays for German side Arminia Bielefeld are among the top players in the squad.
The match will be played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo before Nigeria travel to play Lesotho.
Benin full squad vs Nigeria
Goalkeepers: Fabien Farnolle (Yeni Malatyaspor, Turkey), Marcel Dandjinou (ESAE FC), Chérif Cakpo (Buffalo FC)
Defenders: Olivier Verdon (Eupen, Belgium), Ogouchi Jean (Dragons, Benin), David Kiki (Brest, France), Youssouf Assogba (Amiens, France), Yarou Nabil (Buffalo), Cédric Hountondji (Clermont, France), Melvyn Doremus (AF Bobigny, France), Emmanuel Imorou (Thonon Evian, France)
Midfielders: Agossa Jérôme Bonou (Djoliba, Mali), Jordan Adeoti (Auxerre, France), Mama Seibou (Toulon, France), Anaane Tidjani (AS Soliman, Tunisia), Sessi D’Almeida (Valenciennes, France), Stéphane Sessegnon (Gençlerbiligi, Turkey)
Attackers: Yannick Aguèmon (OH Louvain, Belgium), Mickaël Poté (Erzurumspor, Turkey), Steve Mounié (Huddersfield, England), Jodel Dossou (TSV Hartberg, Austria), Marcellin Koukpo (CS Hammam-Lif, Tunisia), Cebio Soukou ( Arminia Bielefeld, Germany)