For this first edition the national coach Rémi Guitta and his deputy Boubacar Kanouté have selected 12 players who will defend the Malian flag.
It is this Friday, July 19th that the kickoff of Afro Can will be given. The official opening ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, July 20 under the chairmanship of his Excellency Dr. Boubou Cissé the Prime Minister and Head of Government.
The list of 12 selected
Hama Koné (Kidal), Mohamed Sanogo (Kidal), Mamadou Keita (Algeria), Amadou Kaba (Algeria), Alpha N’Diaye (Police), Namakan Traoré (Algeria), Ousmane Traoré (Police), Ibrahim Djambo (France), Binkè Diakouma (Police), Boubacar F Sidibé (Spain), Issa Diawara (Kidal), Mamadou Kanté (France).
24 hours instead, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Arouna Modibo Toure with a strong delegation went to inquire about the state of the Palace of Sports, Salamatou Maiga. Then he went to the Eagles headquarters at the Millennium Hotel, where he gave the message to the Eagles basketball players.