Djenepo embarks on AFCON campaign

By SFC Media time Wed 12 Jan International
Photo by Getty Images | Moussa Djenepo

Saints winger Moussa Djenepo will begin his Africa Cup of Nations campaign with Mali on Wednesday, as The Eagles look to progress from Group F.

Mohamed Magassouba's side come into the tournament as one of the dark horses, having yet to concede in their World Cup qualifying campaign and losing only once on their road to AFCON.

Two legs away from a famous first World Cup qualification, Mali and Djenepo will first focus on a tricky to navigate group stage.

Soccer Football - Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - Group E - Mali v Mauritania - Suez Army Stadium, Suez, Egypt - June 24, 2019  Mali team group before the match  REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
Djenepo and his Mali team are tipped as ones to watch at AFCON

Facing Tunisia, Gambia and Mauritania, The Eagles will be hoping to advance and attempt to go one better than their best-ever AFCON finish in 1972, when they finished runners-up.

Mali Fixtures

Tunisia vs Mali: Wednesday 12th January, 1pm GMT
Gambia vs Mali: Sunday 16th January, 1pm GMT
Mali vs Mauritania: Thursday 20th January, 7pm GMT

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