Namibiaâ??s opponents in Group A of the African Cup of Nations finals, Guinea, have named a strong provisional 35-man squad for the finals.
It is a highly experienced squad, mostly made up of professional players who play professionally in Europe and for other leading African clubs.
The only surprise was the non-inclusion of former Arsenal and Olympique Marseille striker Kaba Diawara who was a member of the Guinea team that reached the quarterfinals at the 2006 African Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Guinea, is one of the form teams in Africa at the moment and are the highest ranked team in Group A with a world ranking of 33rd.
They play the hosts, Ghana, in the opening match of the tournament on January 20 in Accra and will meet Namibia in both sidesâ?? final group match on January 28 in Sekondi.
The Full Guinea squad is follows:
Hamidou Camara (AS Kaloum), KÃ©moko Camara (unattached), Naby Diarso (Satellite FC), Naby Yattara (RACS Couillet, Belgium).
Dianbobo Balde (Glasgow Celtic, Scotland), Habib Jean Balde (Reims, France), Alseny Camara (Rodez, France), Ibrahima Camara (Le Mans, France), Kevin Constant (Toulouse, France), Ibrahim Diallo (Charleroi, Belgium), Mohamed Alimou Diallo (Sivaspor, Turkey), Daouda Jabi (Trabonzspor, Turkey), Oumar Kalabane (Manisaspor, Turkey), Kamil Zayatte (Young Boys Berne, Switzerland).
Mamadou Bah (Racing Strasbourg, France), Ibrahima Bangoura (Troyes, France), Mangue Camara (Rouen, France), Minka Yady Camara (Le Mans, France), Mohamed Cisse (Bursaspor, Turkey), Pascal Feindouno (St Etienne, France), Samuel Johnson (Ismaili, Egypt), Mohamed Sacko (Etoile Sahel, Tunisia), Ibrahima Souare (Martigues, France), Naby Soumah (CS Sfaxien, Tunisia), Kanfory Sylla (Sivaspor, Turkey), Larsen Toure (Lille, France), Ibrahim Yattara (Trabzonspor, Turkey).
Ismael Bangoura (Dynamo Kiev, Ukraine), Mohamed Karba Bangoura (Olympique Khouribga, Morocco), Sambegou Bangoura (Boavista, Portugal), Karamoko Cisse (Verona, Italy), Victor Correa (Cherbourg, France), Alhassane Keita (Al Ittihad Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), Fode Mansare (Toulouse, France), Souleymane Youla (Lille, France).