The Eagles of Mali will start qualifying for the CAN 2021 with two games, against Guinea scheduled for November 14 before going to rub in Chad on the 17th of the same month in N'djamena.
Before Guinea's first day's reception, the national coach unveiled the list of players called to defend the national colors during these two meetings.
Major absences including that of Moussa Marega and Lassana Coulibaly are to be noted, while Hadi Sacko and Souleymane Diarra make their comeback with the Eagles after missing the CAN 2019.
Note that Fousseyni Diabate has already withdrawn from this list of 28 players.
Djigui Diarra (Malian Stadium, Mali), Adama Keita (Djoliba AC, Mali), Ibrahim Mounkoro (TP Mazembe, DR Congo)
Molla Wague (FC Nantes, France), Hamari Traore (Rennes, France), Mamadou Fofana (FC Metz, France), Youssouf Kone (Lyon, France), Boubacar Kiki Kouyate (Troyes, France), Falaye Sacko (Victoria Guimarães, Portugal ), Senou Coulibaly (Dijon, France) Massadio Haidara (RC Lens, France), Cheick Oumara Traore (RC Lens, France).
Diadie Samassekou (Hoffenheim, Germany), Amadou Haidara (RB Leipzig, Germany) Kouame Nguessan Romain (Circle Bruges, Belgium) Souleymane Diarra (Gaziantep, Turkey), Cheick Oumar Doucoure (RC Lens, France), Adama Noss Traore (FC Metz, France), Mohamed Camara (RB Salzburg, Austria).
Moussa Doumbia (Reims, France), Kalifa Coulibaly (FC Nantes), Adama Malouda Traore (FC Metz, France), Moussa Djenepo (Southampton, England), Sekou Koita (RB Salzburg, Austria), Hadi Sacko (Denizlispor, Turkey), Abdoulaye Diaby (Besiktas, Turkey), Fousseyni Diabate (Amiens, France), Ibrahima Sissoko (Niort, France).