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AFCON 2019: Where, when and who could feature

Sat 25 May 2019 | 1:36

Here's all you need to know about AFCON 2019.

The draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations has been completed, but when and where is the tournament and who could feature from the Premier League?

The tournament runs from June 21 to July 19 in Egypt and it will be played in summer for the first time after the CAF decided to move it from being held in January and February.

Now the question is who could feature from the Premier League?

Mohamed Salah did not feature in the latest internationals for Egypt, but if he is fit, the Liverpool forward will likely feature for the hosts same as Vice-captain Mohamed Elneny from Arsenal.

Senegal captain, Sadio Mane from Liverpool is likely to be involved, along with Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace) and Idrissa Gueye from Everton.

Man City’s forward Riyad Mahrez should be included by Algeria along with Alex Iwboi from Arsenal, Wilfred Ndidi from Leicester and Leon Balogun from Brighton for Nigeria.

Jeffrey Schlupp and Jordan Ayew could make the Ghana squad along with Christian Atsu, while Wilfried Zaha might be included for the Ivory Coast.

Jean Michael Seri and Serge Aurier (Tottenham) could also be called up for the Ivory Coast along with Gaetan Bong from Brighton and Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa from Cameroon.

Romain Saiss should be included for Morocco while Tottenham midfielder, Victor Wanyama, may captain Kenya.


source: SportMob