Malian Football Federation
Avenue du Mali Hamdallaye ACI 2000 P.O Box 1020 BAMAKO
President: Hammadoun Kola CISSE, Vice President:Boukary SIDIBE, Secretary General:Boubacar THIAM
Nickname: The Eagles
1972, 1994, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012
Runners- up: 1972
Their path to qualification:
Beat Botswana (3-0, 4-1) in the final qualifying round.
Seydou Keita, Modio Maiga, Cheikh Diabate
Head Coach: Patrice Carteron (France)
Eagles hoping to go better than 3rd place finish from last finals.
Mali will be heading to their seventh consecutive Africa Cup of Nations final tournament since 2002 as serious outsiders. Under the stewardship of Patrice Carteron, the Eagles alongside the continent’s big names are potential contenders for the throne.With their physical and technical abilities, the Malian team that was impressive at the 2012 AFCON finishing third could overcome any team this time around.Drawn in Group C alongside Ghana, Niger and the DR Congo, the Malians have the necessary resources to progress to the next round.
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