Benin has submitted a list of 26 players to CAF for the final phase of the U20 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to take place in Egypt from February 19 to March 11, 2023. Coach Mathias Déguenon has called up Tamimou Ouorou, captain of the under-20 team. The midfielder of Smouha SC in the Egyptian first division, Dodo Dokou, is also on the list.
In training in Morocco since January 30, 2023, the Benin team will play a third friendly match this Wednesday, February 15 against the U20 selection of Congo.
Benin is drawn in pool C with Zambia, Tunisia and Gambia.
List of 26 players selected
David Agossa (FC Gendarmerie), Aziz Rahman Karim (Dadjè FC), Salas Fossou (Ayéma FC)
Samson Gouakinnou (Dynamo d’Abomey), Philippe Winsavi (Espoir de Savalou), Tamimou Ouorou (Aspac), Bachirou Attivi (Éternel FC), Rabiou Sankamao (ASPAC FC), Malick Kader (Damissa FC), Morile Dossou-Dognon (ASVO), Rachid Moumini (Ayema FC), Cyrille Aloya (Dragons FC)
Femy Monladé (Takunnin FC), Maboumou Allassane (Coton FC), Abdel Dodo Dokou (Smouha SC), Rodopho Aloko (Dynamo of Abomey), Imourane Hassane (Loto-Popo FC),
Malick Tongui (Lys Sassandra)
Farid Edou (Dadjè FC), Tessilimi Olatoundji (Ayema FC), Samadou Attidjikou (Bani Gansè FC), Seibou Zoulkaneri (Loto-Popo FC), Djalilou Ibrahim (USS Kraké), Samidou Bawa (Dragons FC) Rivaldo Alitonou (Coton FC), Stéphane Vignigbé (ASVO)