Senegal's squad has grown from sixteen on the first day of training to 18 players on Thursday. Idrissa Gana Guèye of PSG and Kayserispor (Turkey) striker Mama Baba Thiam have joined the squad.
Aliou Cissé can therefore rejoice especially with the arrival of his midfielder Gana Guèye who is exempted by his club. PSG will play in the round of 16 of the French Cup on 3 January.
Senegal are in pool B with Guinea, Zimbabwe and Malawi.