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Cannon, Goal”. and Bony in pre-selection of the Ivory coast for Africa Cup

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Cannon, Goal”. and Bony in pre-selection of the Ivory coast for Africa Cup

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Wilfried Cannon should start to prepare for the Africa Cup. The defender of ADO Den Haag is just as Salomon Goal”. and Wilfried Bony included in the 24-man pre-selection of the Ivory coast.

Cannon was there two years ago, when Ivory coast in Equatorial Guinea the title conquered. There is still a small blow to the arm because there is another player should lose weight for the tournament in Gabon.

The selection of the French coach Michel Dussuyer knows in addition to the 31-year-old Goal”. which is now at Hertha BSC plays, and Stoke City striker Bony and more big names.

In the back seem to be Serge Aurier from Paris Saint-Germain and Eric Bailly (Manchester United) sure of a rise. With the midfielders missing Yaya Youré, because the 33-year-old player of Manchester City in september, a point put behind his interlandloopbaan.

It is striking that Wilfried Zaha is also selected. The 24-year-old striker from Crystal Palace, which in the Ivorian city of Abidjan was born, already played two international matches for England, but chose recently to demand for the Ivory coast. He is still waiting on his first international match for the ‘Elephants’.

Group C

Ivory coast at the Africa Cup classified in group C with Kinshasa, Morocco and Togo. The tournament lasts from 14 January to 5 February.

The first match of the rest of africa is on 16 January in Oyem against Togo.

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