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Demba Ba ruled out of Egypt clash

Demba Ba - Senegal striker has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Egypt.

The Beşiktaş man picked up an injury in his side’s second leg UEFA Champions League play-off tie against Arsenal, a game which the Turkish side lost 1-0 on aggregate.

Senegal coach Alain Giresse has therefore called up AS Pikine striker Papa Sangone Sarr to replace the former Chelsea player in his 23-man squad.

The 2002 Africa Cup of Nations runners-up are set to face the Pharaohs in Dakar on the 5th of September in Group G of the final qualifying stage.

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