Franck Kessié in the friendly against Togo (2-1)


Kessié 'wet' and leads the victory of the Ivory Coast against Togo

Published:25/09/2022 - 10:01h

Updated:25/09/2022 - 10:01h

Franck Kessié once again demonstrated his good form and goalscoring ability in the friendly in which his team defeated Togo on Saturday (2-1). The Ivorian converted the winning goal from a penalty on French soil

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Ivory Coast defeated to Togo (2-1) the Saturday in France thanks to a good performance of Franck Kessié. The player of the FC Barcelona converted the so much of the victory with a penalti in the minute 68 to give back to the ones of Jean-Louis Gasset to the senda of the triumph after the last tie without goals obtained in June in front of Lesotho (0-0) by the date 2 of the eliminatory for the next African Glass of Nations, to contest to beginnings of 2024.

The Saturday, Kessié contested the 90 minutes of a party between two selections that did not attain to classify for the World-wide of Catar. Seko Fofana, mediocentro of the Lens, advanced to the marfileños when it fulfilled the hour of game. Eight minutes later, the player of the Barça expanded the difference from the eleven metres, a so much that did useless the discount of Karim Dermane to five minutes for the end.

For Franck, the Date FIFA will culminate the Tuesday with another friendly in French floor in front of Guinea. The ones of Jean-Louis Gasset did not attain to surpass the phase of groups of the eliminatory African for Catar 2022 and remained to two points of Cameroon, leader of the Group D with 15 units. The 'lions indomables' defeated to Algeria in the third round (2-2 global, by goals like visitor), whereas the marfileños remained outside of the World-wide by second consecutive opportunity.

The injury of Of Jong opens the door to Kessié

Of not suffering some physical problem in the friendly in front of Guinea, Kessié will return to the trainings with the Barça with greater possibilities to play more minutes because of the injury of Frenkie of Jong. The Dutch will be of drop at least a pair of weeks and would lose the two next parties of League and Champions, with which the marfileño could be headline, for example, in the visit to the Mallorca the next week.

The one of Ouragahio great 1 so much in 6 parties (173 minutes) in what it goes of season and was to title in the last party of League for the ones of Xavi Hernández. In the goleada in front of the Elche (4-0), Franck was replaced in the halftime after a toneless first part in which it finish admonished. In front of Mallorca and Celtic, the ex player of the AC Milan could take advantage of to recover the confidence of the technician egarense, considering the wear that will suffer Sergio Busquets in the Nations League with Spain.

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