Sylla gets Guinea call for World Cup qualifiers

STRIKER Idrissa Sylla has been called-up for Guinea for two matches during the forthcoming international break.

The R’s forward has been selected for two 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as the African nation bids to make the finals in Russia next year.

Sylla will travel to Conakry, Guinea for their first match with Libya on 31st August (6pm BST) before heading to Monastir, Tunisia to face Libya again on 4th September (8pm BST).

Guinea are currently third in Group A in Round 3 of qualification having lost both of their opening two matches.

Sylla has 22 caps for Guinea, scoring five goals.