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Newcastle's Ba, QPR's Traore, Wigan's Diame named in Senegal squad for African Cup

Senegal manager Amara Traore has named his 23-man squad for next month's African Cup of Nations.

The Senegalese take on Guinea, Zambia and Libya in Group A in the tournament, to be held in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea which kicks off on January 21, and will go in with a fairly strong squad which includes Newcastle United goal machine Demba Ba and Lille striker Moussa Sow.

QPR left-back Adama Traore, Wigan Athletic midfielder Mohamed Diame and Birmingham City's Guirane N'Daw are the other English-based players to join Ba in the squad.

23-man Senegal squad for 2012 African Cup of Nations


Khadim Ndiaye (Linguere) Bouna Coundoul (Unattached) Pape Latyr Ndiaye (Ouakam)


Kader Mangane (Rennes) Souleymane Diawara (Marseille) Lamine Sane (Bordeaux) Jacques Faty (Sivasspor) Moustapha Bayal Sall (St Etienne) Pape Malickou Diakhate (Granada) Cheikh Mbengue (Toulouse) Armand Traore (QPR) Omar Daf (Brest)


Remi Gomis (Valenciennes) Mohamed Diame (Wigan) Guirane N'Daw (Birmingham) Ndiaye Deme Ndiaye (Arles)


Issiar Dia (Fenerbahce) Moussa Sow (Lille) Papiss Demba Cisse (Freiburg) Souleymane Camara (Montpellier) Mamadou Niang (Al Sadd) Demba Ba (Newcastle United ) Dame N'Doye (FC Copenhagen)

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