Mali’s national football team managers Mory Goita and Mamadou Coulibaly have called 27 players for the friendly match against a second-string French team on 26 March in France.
Following is the list of the invited players:
Goalkeepers: Mahamadou Sidibe (Pasginnia, Greece), Soubeyla Diakite (Stade Bamako), Oumar Sissoko (Metz, France).
Defenders: Souleymane Diamoutene (Lecce, Italy), Cedric Kante (Nice, France), Adama Tamboura (Helsingborg, Sweden), Boubacar Kone (Fes, Morocco), Moussa Coulibaly (Mouloudia Algiers, Algeria), Sammy Traore (Auxerre, France), Souleymane Dembele (Djoliba AC, Mali), Amadou Sidibe (Djoliba AC).
Midfielders: Djibril Sidibe (Chateauroux, France), Drissa Diakite (Nice, France), Mahamadou Diarra (Real Madrid, Spain), Seydou Keita (FC Sevilla, Spain), Mohamed Lamine Sissoko (Juventus, Italy), Bassala Toure (Levadiakos, Greece), Jimmy Boubou Kebe and Kalifa Cisse (Reading, England).
Forwards: Frederic Oumar Kanoute (FC Sevilla, Spain), Dramane Traore (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia), Mamadi Sidibe (Stoke City, England), Mamadou Diallo (FC Qatar, Qatar), Mahamadou Dissa (Rookers, Belgium), Modibo Maiga (Le Mans, France), Elhadj Mahamane Traore (Nice, France), Bakary Diakite (Frankfurt, Germany).