Three Attackers out of the Elephants Lineup to face Lonestar
By Staf Reporter
Kalou Salomon, Bony Wilfried and Touré Thomas will be absent when the head to head match against Liberia on 13 and 17 November for World Cup 2018 playoffs. The three Ivorian attackers are off the team for reasons of health.
This was reported on the official website for the Fédération Ivoirienne de Football
Faced with this situation last time, the head coach of the Elephants Coach Michel Dussuyer called on Assalé Roger of TP Mazembe, , The recent winner of the CAF Champions League .
Assalé Roger is therefore expected Tuesday in Abidjan, where the Elephants have begun training this Monday 09 November 2015, before flying off Wednesday in Monrovia in order to play the match on November 13.
The fate has not been lenient for Michel Dussuyer who feared already, from the publication of its list of 24 summoned of possible defections resulting from the outcome of the matches of the weekend played by international Ivorians in their clubs respectively.
Bony Wilfried is to again hurt with the Manchester City man receiving a blow to the head a week ago , as he courageously faced Hanover after three days, he is obliged to keep on the bed for headaches.
In addition to his three attackers, Michel Dussuyer will not have the presence of his defender Eric Bailly who plays for Spanish club Villarreal CF mainly as a central defender, he too has match fitness issues
Only 11 players were present at the camp this Monday, the biggest of the group is expected in the evening at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire. The first session training is scheduled for 16H at stadium Félix Houphouët-Boigny.