Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Afcon

Kassaly Daouda © Backpagepix

Chippa keeper in Afcon squad



Chippa United goalkeeper Kassaly Daouda returns to South Africa this week as a member of the 23-man squad for Niger at the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

His selection was confirmed on Monday when coach Gernot Rohr confirmed his final squad for the upcoming tournament.

It will be the second successive tournament for Daouda, who is expected to be first choice for the Mena Stars in South Africa.

They play Mali in their opening Group B match in Port Elizabeth on January 20 and then taken on Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo in their next two group matches.

They lost all three games in their group in Libreville last January in their debut finals appearance.

Daouda joined Chippa United at the start of the season from Cameroon’s top club Coton Sport along with his compatriot Seidou Idrissa.

But Idrissa has been dropped from the Nations Cup squad because he has not had enough game time at club level.

Daouda was appointed captain last month of the club in an effort by coach Farouk Abrahams after his goalkeeping howler cost his club in the Cape Town derby against Ajax.

Striker Moussa Maazou, who Chippa claimed to have contracted but who went to Etoile Sahel in Tunisia instead, is also in the squad, due to arrive in South Africa on Tuesday.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

Thu, 24 Apr @ 03:20
Thu, 24 Apr @ 05:00
Thu, 24 Apr @ 07:30

Sports Talk



Neil Tovey
Reason to feel Chippa
Winning automatic promotion to the PSL is always a fine achievement. Chippa United, however,...

Abiye Opuamah
Sacking Moyes the right decision?
As the news of David Moyes’s sacking reverberates around the football community, there will be more...

Carol Radull
Was Moyes's appointment deliberate?
I know every football blogger in the world has to blog about David Moyes this week and since I’m...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Finally Moyes is out of his misery
Finally emotions have been replaced by common sense and David Moyes has been put out of his misery...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Coach's behaviour appalling, could lead to deaths of referees
The recent after match comments by the coach of EPL club Chelsea is nothing short of appalling and...

Sunday Oliseh
Do Brazil deserve the favourites tag?
In the build up to the World Cup, I’ll be previewing the teams involved, starting with hosts...