Afcon squads: who will be on the plane to Egypt? (2023)

The 24 qualifiers for the expanded Africa Cup of Nations 2019 announce their 23-man squad for the showpiece tournament.

Find out who is on the flight to Egypt below and remember that teams have until the day before their first game of the tournament to replace an injured player.

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ALGERIA:The Desert Foxes team has only one player from Algeria: Hicham Boudaoui, 19, who plays for Paradou. He helped his club finish third in the Algerian league and earn a place in the CAF Confederation Cup. stream an online game. The Brest midfielder apologized to the Algerian delegation but was sent home anyway. He was replaced in the squad by French-born striker Andy Delort, who was surprisingly left out of the original squad.

goalkeepers:Rais M'Bolhi (El Etifaq, Saudi Arabian), Azzedine Doukha (Al Raed, Saudi Arabian), Alexandre Oukidja (Metz FRA)

Defenders:Aissa Mandi (Real Betis, Spain), Mehdi Zeffane (Rennes, France), Ramy Bensebaini (Rennes, France), Rafik Halliche (Moreirense, Portugal), Mehdi Tahrat (Lens, France), Djamel Benlamri (Al Shabab, Saudi Arabia ), Youcef Atal (Nice, France), Mohamed Fares (SPAL, Italy)

midfielders:Ismail Bennacer (Empoli, Italy), Mehdi Abeid (Dijon, France), Sofiane Feghouli (Galatasary, Turkey), Adlene Guedioura (Nottingham Forest, England), Hicham Boudaoui (Paradou)

Forward:Adam Ounas (Napoli, Italy), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City, England), Islam Slimani (Fenerbahce, Turkey), Yacine Brahimi (Porto, Portugal), Bagdad Bounedjah (Al Sadd, Qatar), Youcef Belaili (Esperance Tunisia), Andy Delort (Montpellier)

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ANGOLA:Lazio's Bastos Quissanga, Sporting Braga striker Wilson Eduardo, team captain Djalma Campos and Sporting Lisbon defender Bruno Gaspar are the star names in the squad. Girona defender and former Spain Under-19 player Jonas Ramalho, who made 22 La Liga appearances this season, was the biggest omission.

goalkeepers:Toni Cabaça (1. August), Landu (Interklub), Ndulu (Desportivo da Huíla).

Defenders:Isaac, Dani Massunguna (August 1), Edy Afonso (Peter Luanda), Wilson (Peter Luanda), Bastos (Lazio), Jonathan Buatu (Rio Ave) and Bruno Gaspar (Sporting Portugal).

midfielders:Herenilson (Petro de Luanda), Show, Macaia (1º de Agosto), Stélvio Cruz (F91 Dudelange), Djalma Campos, Freddy (Antalyaspor), Geraldo (Al Ahly).

Forward:Mabululo (1º de Agosto), Mateus Galiano (Boavista), Wilson Eduardo (Sporting Braga), Gelson Dala (Rio Ave/Sporting Portugal), Evandro Brandão (Leixões).

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BENIN:Stephane Sessegnon will make his third Africa Cup of Nations appearance after being named captain of the Squirrels for the tournament in Egypt. Sessegnon, 35, is suspended for Benin's Group F opener against Ghana on June 25 following his accumulation of yellow cards in qualifying.

goalkeepers:Fabien Farnolle (Yeni Malatyaspor, Turkey), Saturnin Allagbe (New York, France), Cherif Dine Kakpo (Buffalo's)

Defenders:Junior Salomon (Plateau United, Nigeria), Olivier Verdon (Sochaux, France), Khaled Adenon (Amiens, France) Moise Adilehou (Levadiakos, Greece), David Kiki (Red Star, France), Emmanuel Imorou (Caen, France), Rodrigue Fassinou (ASPAC), Seidou Baraze (Yzeure, France)

midfielders:Rodrigue Kossi (Club Africain, Tunisia), Jordan Adeoti (Auxerre, France), Mama Seibou (SC Toulon), Anaane Tidjani (USA Ben Guerdane, Tunisia), Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil Town, England) and Stephane Sessegnon (Genclerbili). .., Turkey)

Forward:Mickael Pote (Adana Demirspor, Turkey), Steve Mounie (Huddersfield, England), Desire Segbe Azankpo (Senica, Slovakia), Jodel Dossou (Vaduz, Lichtenstein), Cèbio Soukou (Hansa Rostock, Germany), David Djigla (Niort, La France ) )

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BURUNDI:Saido Berahino, whose contract was canceled by Stoke City in May, is the star of manager Olivier Niyungeko's final 23-man squad.

goalkeepers:Jonathan Nahimana (Vital'O), Justin Ndikumana (Sofapaka, Kenya), MacArthur Arakaza (Sofapaka, Kenya)

Defenders:Omar Moussa (Sofapaka, Kenya), Christophe Nduwarugira (Uniao da Madeira, Portugal), Abdoul Karim Nizigiymana (Vipers, Uganda), Frederic Nsabiyumva (Chippa United, South Africa), Omar Ngando (AS Kigali Rwanda), David Nshimirimana (Mukura Victory) , Rwanda)

midfielders:Pierre Kwizera (Al-Orouba, Oman), Gael Bigirimana (Ongebonden), Gael Duhayindavyi (Mukura Victory, Rwanda), Shassir Nahimana (Al-Mujazzal, Saudi-Arabien), Enock Nsabumakama (Zesco United, Zambia), Hussein Shabani (Koffie , Ethiopia)

Forward:Mohamed Amissi (NAC Breda, Netherlands), Selemani Yamini Ndikumana (Al-Adalh, Saudi Arabia), Cedric Amissi (Al-Taawoun, Saudi Arabia), Francis Mustafa (Gor Mahia, Kenya) and Saido Berahino (Stoke City, England). ). Fiston Abdoul Razak (JS Kabylie, Algeria), Laudit Mavugo (Napsa Stars, Zambia), Elvis Kasomba (Melbourne Victory, Australia)

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CAMEROON:Vincent Aboubakar, who scored the winner in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final, has been left out of this year's squad as coach Clarence Seedorf is concerned about the forward's fitness following a knee injury last September. Young Boys duo Jean Pierre Nsame and Moumi Ngamaleu also missed the cut along with teenage prodigy Steve Mvoue. Seedorf has named 10 players who played in Gabon two years ago.

goalkeepers:Andre Onana (Ajax Amsterdam, Netherlands), Fabrice Ondoa (Oostende, Belgium), Carlos Kameni (Fenerbahçe, Turkey)

Defenders:Collins Fai (Standard Luik, Belgium), Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui (Slavia Prague, Czech Republic), Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo (Montpellier, France), Banana Yaya (Panionios, Greece), Gaetan Bong (Brighton, England), Biyik (Kayserispor, Turkey). ), Dawa Tchakonte (Mariopol)

midfielders:Andre-Frank Zambo (Fulham), Georges Mandjeck (Maccabi Haifa, Israel), Pierre Kunde Malong (Mainz, Germany), Arnaud Djoum (Hearts FC, Scotland), Wilfrid Kaptoum (Betis Sevilla, Spain)

Forward:Stephane Bahoken (Angers, France), Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting (PSG), Karl Toko Ekambi (Villareal, Spain), Jacques Zoua (Astra, Romania), Clinton Njie (Marseille, France), Christian Bassogog (Henan, Joel Tagueu ) (Maritimo, Portugal), Olivier Boumal (Panionos, Greece)

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO:West Ham's Arthur Masuaku, Beijing Guoan's Cédric Bakambu and Anderlecht's Yannick Bolasie lead the way in the squad appointed by coach Jean-Florent Ibenge Ikwange. Kabongo Kasongo and Jackson Muleka were the biggest omissions as the strikers failed to secure visas for the country's training camp in Spain in time. Stoke City midfielder Gianelli Imbula was also left out after failing to get the necessary permission from FIFA in time.

goalkeepers:Parfait Mandanda (Dinamo Bucharest, Romania), Ley Matampi (Al Ansar, South Africa), Anthony Mossi (Chiasso, Switzerland)

Defenders:Glody Ngonda, Djuma Shabani, Christian Luyindama, Arthur Masuaku, Wilfred Moke, Issama Mpeko and Marcell Tisserand have all been linked with a move to Manchester United (Wolfsburg, Germany), Bobo Ungenda (August 1, Angola)

midfielders:Merveille Bope (Standard Liege, Belgium), Paul-Jose Mpoku (Standard Liege, Belgium), Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City, England), Chancel Mbemba (Porto, Portugal), Tresor Mputu (TP Mazembe) and Youssouf Mulumbu (Celtic, Scotland). ) ). )

Forward:Chadrack Akolo (Stuttgart, England), Britt Assombalanga (Middlesbrough, England), Cedric Bakambu (Beijing Guoan, China), Yannick Bolasie (Everton, England), Jonathan Bolingi (Antwerp, Belgium) Elia Meschak (TP Mazembe)

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EGYPT:Javier Aguirre left back Ahmed Abou El Fotouh and goalkeeper Mohamed Abou-Gabal out of his provisional selection. The team group is led by Mohamed Salah and consists of Mohamed Elneny and Ahmed Hegazi, who play in England for Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion respectively..

goalkeepers:Ahmed El-Shenawy (Pyramids FC), Mohamed El-Shenawy (Al Ahly), Mahmoud Gennesh (Zamalek).

Defenders:Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Baher El-Mohamady (Ismaily), Ahmed Hegazi (West Bromwich Albion), Mahmoud Alaa, Mahmoud Hamdy El-Wensh (Zamalek), Ahmed Ayman Mansour, Omar Gaber (Pyramids FC), Ayman Ashraf (Al ) Ahly).

midfielders:Tarek Hamed (Zamalek), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Ali Ghazal (C.D. Feirense), Nabil Emad Dunga, Abdallah El-Said (Pyramids FC), Walid Soliman (Al Ahly), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet (Kasimpasa) )) )) ), Amr Warda (Atromitos).

attackers:Ahmed Ali (Arab Contractors), Marwan Mohsen (Al Ahly), Ahmed Hassan Kouka (Olympiacos).

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GHANA:Captain Andre Ayew heads the 23-man squad, which also includes Inter Milan vice-captain Kwadwo Asamoah, veteran striker Asamoah Gyan and Atletico Madrid's Thomas. FC Porto striker Abdul Majeed Waris was the biggest casualty. He was loaned out to French side Nantes last season but was one of five players cut from the 28-man United Arab Emirates camp.

goalkeepers:Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko), Lawrence Ati-Zigi (Sochaux/FRA), Richard Ofori (Maritzburg United/RSA)

Defenders:Lumor Agbenyenu (Goztepe/TUR), Joseph Aidoo (Genk/BEL), Joseph Attamah (Basaksehir/TUR), John Boye (Metz/FRA), Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew/USA), Kassim Nuhu (Hoffenheim/GER), Abdul Baba Rahman (Reims/FRA), Andy Yiadom (Lezen/ENG)

midfielders:Afriyie Acquah (Empoli/ITA), Thomas Agyepong (Hibernian/SCO), Kwadwo Asamoah (Inter/ITA), Christian Atsu (Newcastle United/ENG), Andre Ayew (Fenerbahce/TUR), Samuel Owusu (Cukaricki/SRB) and Thomas Partey (Atletico Madrid/ESP), Mubarak Wakaso (Sportivo Alaves/ESP)

Forward:Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace/ENG), Caleb Ekuban (Trabzonspor/TUR), Asamoah Gyan (Kayserispor/TUR), Kwabena Owusu (Leganes/ESP)

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GUINEA:Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita was named in Guinea's final 23-man squad, despite admitting he was "not quite fit to play yet". Keita hopes to be fit for Guinea's opening Group B match against Madagascar on June 22.

goalkeepers:Naby Yattara (Excelsior, Réunion), Ibrahima Koné (Pau, France), Aly Kéita (Ostersunds, Sweden)

Defenders:Fodé Camara (Gazelec Ajaccio, France), Issiaga Sylla (Toulouse FC, France), Ernest Seka (Nancy, France), Simon Falette (Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany), Ousmane Sidibé (Béziers, France), Baissama Sankoh (Caen, France) , Mikael Dyrestam (AO Xanthi FC, Greece), Julian Jeanvier (Brendford, England)

midfielders:Amadou Diawara (Napoli, Italy), Ibrahima Cissé (Fulham, England), Boubacar Fofana (Methane Gas, Romania), Naby Keita (Liverpool, England), Mady Camara (Olympiakos, Greece)

Forward:François Kamano (Bordeaux, France), Mohamed Yattara (Auxerre, France), Ibrahima Traore (Borussia M'Gladbach, Germany), Jose Kante (Gymnastics Tarragona, Spain), Idrissa Sylla (Zulte Waregem, Belgium), Fode Koita (Kasimpasa) Turkey), Sory Kaba (Dijon, France)

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GUINEA-BISSAU:Veteran midfielder Jorginho Barbosa, who plays for Bulgaria's CSKA Sofia, was left out of the final all-foreign squad. Fulham defender Marcelo Djalo, who was called up for the first time in March for the qualifier against Mozambique but did not make his debut, was there.

goalkeepers:Rui Dabo (Fabril/POR), Jonas Mendes (Academic Viseu/POR), Edimar Vieira Ca (UDIB)

Defenders:Mamadu Cande (Santa Clara/POR), Tomas Dabo (Riete/ITA), Marcelo Djalo (Fulham/ENG), Nanu Gomes (Maritimo/POR), Rudnilson Silva (Kaunas Zal/LTU), Eliseu Soares (Rio Ave/POR) , Juaris Soares (Mafra/POR)

midfielders:Moreto Cassama (Reims/FRA), Judilson Gomes (Monaco/FRA), Joao Jaquite (Tondela/POR), Zezinho Lopes (Senica/SVK), Sori Mane (Cova Piedade/POR), Jorge Norgueira (Aves/POR)

Forward:Mama Balde (Aves/POR), Romario Balde (Academica Coimbra/POR), Jorginho Intima (CSKA/BUL), Joseph Mendes (Ajaccio/FRA), Frederic Mendy (Vitoria Setubal/POR), Piqueti Silva (Al Shoula/KSA) , Toni Silva (Al Ittihad/EGY)

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THE IVORY COAST:Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony will play in his fifth Africa Cup of Nations after being included in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad despite being without a club since the Swans let him go in May. Bony, 30, was part of the Ivory Coast that defeated Ghana to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, but he has made just one appearance for the Elephants since the Gabon tournament in 2017. He scored twice as Ivory Coast defeated Comoros 3 -1 in a warm-up match the week before the Afcon in Egypt.

goalkeepers:Sylvain Gbohouo (TP Mazembe), Ali Badra (Free State Stars, South Africa), Tape Ira (FC San Pedro).

Defenders:Serge Aurier (Tottenham, France), Wilfried Kanon (ADO The Hague, Netherlands), Wonlo Coulibaly (ASEC Mimosas), Ismadou Traore (Angers, France), Mamadou Bagayoko (Red Star, France), Cheikh Comara (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco) , Souleyman Bamba (Rennes, France).

midfielders:Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Mainz, Germany), Geoffrey Serey Die (Neuchâtel Xamax, Switzerland), Jean-Michael Seri (Fulham, England), Victorian Angban (Metz, France), Franck Kessie (AC Milan, Italy), Ibrahim Sangaré ( Toulouse, France).

Forward:Max-Alain Gradel (Toulouse, France), Nicolas Pépé (Lille, France), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace, England), Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa, England), Roger Assalé (Young Boys Bern, Switzerland), Maxwel Cornet (Lyon ) , France), Wilfried Bony (Unbound)

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KENYA:Zesco United midfielder Anthony Akumu has been dropped from head coach Sebastien Migne's provisional squad along with Clifton Miheso and unattached Christopher Mbamba. Sofapaka FC striker John Avire made the cut after making his senior team debut in the recent friendly against Madagascar.

goalkeepers:Patrick Matasi (St. George, Ethiopia), Faruok Shikhalo (Bandari FC), John Oyemba (Kariobangi Sharks)

Defenders:Philemon Otieno, Musa Mohammed, Joash Onyango, Abud Omar, Sepsi Sfantu, David Owino, Bernard Ochieng and Erick Ouma (Vasalund IF, Sweden), Joseph Okumu (Real Monarchs, VS)

midfielders:Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspur), Eric Johanna (IF Bromma, Sweden), Ismael Gonzales (UD Las Palmas, Spain), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia), Dennis Odhiambo (Sofapaka FC), Johanna Omollo (Brugge Circle, Belgium), Paul Var (AFC Leopards), Ochieng Ovella (IF Vasalund, Sweden), Ayub Timbe (Peking Republic, China)

Forward:Michael Olunga (Kashiwa Reysol, Japan), John Avire (Sofapaka), Masoud Juma (Al Nasr Benghazi, Libya)

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MADAGASCAR:Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis has named 11 French-based players in his squad, the highlight of which is Lyon defender Jeremy Morel, who chose to represent Barea in their first Afcon appearance after impressing in their last two qualifiers against Sudan and Senegal.

goalkeepers:Ibrahima Ousmane Arthur Dabo (FC Gobelins, France), Jean Dieu Donne Randrianasolo (CNaPS Sport) Melvin Andrien (FC Martigues, France)

Defenders:Pascal Razakanantenaina (JS Saint Pierroise, Reunion), Dimitry Caloin (Les Herbiers VF, France), Jeremy Michel Morel (Lyon, France), Toaviina Hasitiana Rambeloson (Arras, France), Romain Metanire (Minnesota United, VS), Thomas Fontaine (Minnesota United, France). Reims, France, Jerome Mombris (Grenoble, France), Mamy Nirina Gervais Randrianarisoa (JS Saint Pierroise, Reunion)

midfielders:Marco Ilaimaharitra (Charleroi, Belgium) Anicet Andrianantenaina (Ludogorets, Bulgaria) Ibrahim Samuel Amada (MC Alger, Algeria), Jean Rakotoarisoa (Fosa Juniors), Lalaina Henintsoa Nomenjanahary (Paris FC, France) Rayan Ny Aina Arnaldo Raveloson (Troyes, France) Andriamiraldo Aro Hasina Andrianarimanana (Kaiser Chiefs, South Africa)

Forward:Charles Carolus Andriamahitsinoro (Al Aldalh FC, Saudi Arabia), Faneva Ima Andriatsima (Clermont, France), Tsilavina Martin Rakotoharimalala Njiva (Samut Sakhon, Thailand) Paulin Voavy (Mr. Lel Makasa, Egypt) William Joseph Gros (AS Vitre, France) )

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MALI:Mali was the last country to publish its 23-man roster, four days after the deadline. Among the eight strikers is Moussa Djenepo, who this week took over Premier League club Southampton for 19 million dollars from Belgian Standard Liège.

goalkeepers:Djigui Diarra (Mali Stadium), Adam Keita (Djoliba), Ibrahima Mounkoro (Mali Stadium)

Defenders:Mamadou Fofana (Metz), Massadio Haidara (Lens/FRA), Youssouf Kone (Lille/FRA), Boubacar Kiki Kouyaté (Troyes/FRA), Falaye Sacko (Vitoria Guimaraes/POR), Hamari Traore (Rennes/FRA). (Nottingham Forest)

midfielders:Lassana Coulibaly (Rangers/SCO), Cheick Doucoure (Lens/FRA), Amadou Haidara (RB Leipzig/GER), Diadie Samassekou (Salzburg/AUT), Adama Traore (Brugge Kring/BEL)

Forward:Kalifa Coulibaly (Nantes/FRA), Abdoulaye Diaby (Sporting/POR), Moussa Djenepo (Southampton/ENG), Moussa Doumbia (Reims/FRA), Sekou Koita (Wolfsberg/AUT), Moussa Marega (Porto/POR) and Adama Niane (Charleroi/BEL), Adam Traore (Orleans/FRA)

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MAURITANIAN:The team consists of 17 foreign players, including striker Ismail Diakhite, who plays in Tunisia for American Tataouine. However, Algerian striker Mohamed Abdallahi Soudani and Abdallahi Mahmoud, who plays for Spanish club Deportivo Alaves, are among the seven players on standby.

goalkeepers:Suleiman Brahim (FC Nouadhibou), Namori Diaw (ASC Kedia), Babacar Diop (AS Politie)

Defenders:Aly Abeid (Alcorcon), Abdoul Ba (AJ Auxerre), Diadie Diarra (Sedan), Bakary Ndiaye (DH El Jadida), Sally Sarr (Servette Geneva), Harouna Sy (Grenoble) and Abdoul Kader Thiam (Orleans).

midfielders:Khassa Camara (Xanthi), Ibrehima Coulibaly (Grenoble), Alassane Diop (Hajer), Abdoulaye Gaye (FC Nouadhibou), Dialo Guidileye (Elazigspor), El Hacen El Id (Real Valladolid), Mohamed Dellah Yaly (DRB Tadjenanet).

Forward:Souleymane Anne (Aurillac Arpajon), Adama Ba (Giresunspor), Ismail Diakhite (US Tataouine), Moulaye Ahmed Khalil (AS Gabes), Hemeya Tanjy (FC Nouadhibou)

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MOROCCO:Medhi Benatia, who moved from Juventus to Qatari club Al Duhail in January, will captain the Atlas Lions in Egypt. Benatia played just one game in Morocco's qualifying campaign as he battled for playing time with the Italian champions. Renard had faith in the 32-year-old as he retained all but six of the 23-man squad from last year's World Cup in Russia, but was forced to drop Abderrazak Hamdallah after the striker suffered an injury. Defender Abdelkarim Baadi, who plays for the Moroccan team Hassania Agadir, was called in as a substitute.

goalkeepers:Yassine Bounou (Girona), Mounir El Kajoui (Malaga), Ahmad Reda Tagnaouti (Wydad Casablanca)

Defenders:Yunis Abdelhamid (Stade Reims), Medhi Benatia (Al Duhail), Manuel da Costa (Al Ittihad), Nabil Dirar (Fenerbahce), Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund), Noussair Mazraoui (Ajax Amsterdam), Romain Saiss (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Abdelkarim Baadi (Hassania Agadir),

midfielders:Youssef Ait Bennasser (St Etienne), Younes Belhanda (Galatasaray), Mehdi Bourabia (Sassuolo), Mbark Boussoufa (Al Shabab), Karim El Ahmadi (Al Ittihad), Faycal Fajr (Caen), Hakim Ziyech (Ajax Amsterdam)

Forward:Nordin Amrabat (Al Nasr), Sofiane Boufal (Celta Vigo), Khalid Boutaib (Zamalek, Egypte), Youssef En-Nesyri (Leganes), Oussama Idrissi (AZ Alkmaar)

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NAMIBIA:Namibia have called up Blackburn Rovers defender Ryan Nyambe for the first time and recalled Manfred Starke from Germany after a six-year absence. Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti also made big decisions by leaving out Virgil Vries, Chris Katjiukua, Teberius Lombard, Benjamen Nenkavu and Wesley Katjiteo. He said tactics, fitness, performance and attitude during a two-week camp were important, noting that his list might not be the best team, but it was the right team for the competition.

goalkeepers:Loydt Kazapua (Maccabi/RSA), Maximilian Mbaeva (Golden Arrows/RSA), Ratanda Mbazuvara (African Stars)

Defenders:Ananias Gebhardt (Baroka), Charles Hambira (Tura Magic), Riaan Hanamub (Jomo Cosmos/RSA), Danzil Haoseb (Highlands Park/RSA), Ivan Kamberipa (African Stars) and Ryan Nyambe (Blackburn Rovers)

midfielders:Ronald Ketjijere, Marcel Papama (beiden African Stars), Willy Stephanus, Petrus Shiitembi (beiden Lusaka Dynamos/ZAM), Dynamo Fredericks (Black Africa), Larry Horaeb (Tura Magic), Deon Hotto (Bidvest Wits/RSA), Absalom Iimbondi ( United Africa Tigers), Joslyn Kamatuka (Cape Umoya Utd/RSA)

Forward:Isaskar Gurirab (Life Fighters), Iitamunua Keimuine (Dire Dawa City/ETH), Peter Shalulele (Highlands Park/RSA), Benson Shilongo (Ismaily/EGY), Manfred Starke (Jena/GER)

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NIGERIA:Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho has been left out of Nigeria's final squad following his poor form for club and country. Iheanacho was named in the provisional squad despite not scoring for the Super Eagles since 2017, but failed to make the cut. He is the only major omission from coach Gernot Rohr, who left out 15 players from the squad that went to the World Cup in Russia last year. Backup goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa of Katsina United is the only home player in the squad.

goalkeepers:Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis Famagusta, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Katsina United); Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa)

Defenders:Olaoluwa Aina (Torino, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor, Turkey); Chidozie Awaziem (Rizespor, Turkey); William Ekong (Udinese, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany)

midfielders:John Mikel Obi (Middlesbrough); Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City, England); General Statue (Stoke City, England); John Ogu (Hapoel Be'er Sheva, Israel)

Forward:Ahmed Musa (Al Nasr, Saudi Arabia); Victor Osimhen (Royal Charleroi, Belgium); Moses Simon (Levante, Spain); Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray SK, Turkey); Odion Ighalo (Shanghai Shenhua, China); Alexander Iwobi (Arsenal, England); Samuel Kalu (Girodin's Bordeaux, France); Paul Onuachu (FC Midtjylland, Denmark); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain)

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SENEGAL:Ddefender Kara Mbodj has been left out of the squad. Mbodj, 29, has not been selected since the World Cup in Russia. He was named in the World Cup squad despite only recently returning from a knee injury, but failed to feature in Russia. Coach Aliou Cisse, who has selected 16 players from his World Cup squad, said he was not convinced Mbodj had fully recovered from the knee injury.

goalkeepers:Abdoulaye Diallo (Rennes, France), Alfred Gomis (Spal, Italy), Edouard Mendy (Reims, France)

Defenders:Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli, Italy), Moussa Wague (FC Barcelona, ​​Spain), Pape Abdou Cisse (Olympiacos, Greece), Salif Sane (Schalke, Germany), Youssouf Sabaly (Bordeaux, France), Lamine Gassama (Goztepe , Turkey), Saliou Ciss (Valenciennes, France), Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace, England)

midfielders:Alfred Ndiaye (Malaga, Spain), Santy Ngom (Nancy, France), Idrissa Gana Gueye (Everton, England), Keprin Diatta (Club Brugge, Belgium), Pape Alioune Ndiaye (Galatasaray, Turkey), Sidy Sarr (Lorient, France) , Henri Saivet (Bursaspor, Turkey)

Forward:Ismaila Sarr (Rennes), Keita Balde (Inter Milan, Italy), Mbye Niang (Rennes, France), Moussa Konate (Amiens, France), Mbaye Diagne (Galatasaray, Turkey), Sada Thioub (Nîmes, France) Sadio Mane (Liverpool ) ), England)

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SOUTH AFRICA:Stuart Baxter left out Fortune Makaringe, Ben Motshwari and Kermit Erasmus from his provisional squad. Keagan Dolly (groin injury) and Rivaldo Coetzee, who traveled to be with his ill mother in the Northern Cape, were already missing from the camp a week before the tournament.

goalkeepers:Bruce Bvuma (Kaizer Chiefs), Darren Keet (Bidvest Wits), Rowen Williams (SuperSport United)

Defenders:Daniel Cardoso (Kaizer Chiefs), Sifiso Hlanti, Thulani Hlatshwayo (Bidvest Wits), Innocent Maela (Orlando Pirates), Thamsanqa Mkhize (Cape Town City), Buhle Mkhwanazi (Bidvest Wits), Ramahlwe Mphahlele (Kaizer Chiefs).

midfielders:Dean Furman (SuperSport United), Hlompho Kekana (Mamelodi Sundowns), Thembinkosi Lorch (Orlando Pirates), Tiyani Mabunda (Mamelodi Sundowns), Kamohelo Mokotjo (Brentford, England), Thulani Serero (Vitesse Arnhem, Holland). ), Bongani Zungu ( Amiens, France)

Forward:Lebogang Maboe (Mamelodi Sundowns), Lebo Mothiba (Racing Strasbourg, France), Percy Tau (Royal Union St Gilloise, Belgium), Lars Veldwijk (Sparta Rotterdam, Holland), Sibusiso Vilakazi (Mamelodi Sundowns)

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TANZANIA:Emmanuel Amuneke put together a squad of 10 players who play abroad, headlined by Genk striker Mbwana Samatta and Tenerife's Farid Mussa. However, fifteen-year-old Kelvin John Pius, who impressed in the recent U17 Africa Cup of Nations, failed to make the cut.

goalkeepers:Aishi Manula (Simba SC), Metacha Mhata (Mbao FC) and Aaron Kalambo (TZ Prisons).

Defenders:Hassan Ramadan (Nkana FC), Vincent Phillipo (Mbao FC), Gadiel Michael (Jonge Afrikanen), Ally Mtoni (Lipuli FC), Mohammed Hussein (Simba SC), Kelvin Yondani (Jonge Afrikanen), Erasto Nyoni (Simba SC) and Agrey Moris (Azam FC)

midfielders:Feisal Salum (Jonge Afrikanen), Himid Mao (Petrojet FC), Mudathir Yahya (Azam FC), Frank Domayo (Azam FC), Farid Mussa (Tenerife) and Yahya Zayd (Ismailia).

Forward:Rashid Mandawa (BDF), Mbwana Samatta (Genk), Thomas Ulimwengu (JS Saoura), John Bocco (Simba SC), Abdillanie Mussa (Blackpool) and Simon Msuva (Difaä El Jadid).

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TUNISIAN:Al Ahly left-back Ali Maaloul was the team's biggest omission after a strong season in the Egyptian Premier League, scoring six goals and providing seven assists in 24 games. Alain Giresse preferred Karim Aouadhi, although Maaloul played in the pre-Afcon friendlies against Iraq and Croatia.

goalkeepers:Farouk Ben Mustapha (Saudi Youth), Moez Hassan (Nice Frankrig), Moez Ben Sherifia (Esperance Tunis)

Defenders:Yaseen Meriah (Olympiakos of Greece), Wajdi Ksharida (Tunisian Star of the Sahel), Naseem Henid (Tunisian Sfaxien), Ayman Ben Mohamed (Esperance of Tunisia), Mohamed Drager (Tunisian Coast), Osama Al-Hadadi (Saudi deal) .

midfielders:Marc Al-Lemti (Bayer Leverkusen), Gailan Al-Shaalali (Esperance Tunisia), Anis El Badri (Esperance Tunisia), Elias Sukhairi (Montpellier), Ferjani Sassi (Zamalek), Naeem Al-Saliti (Dijon, France), Wahbi Al -Khazri (Saint Stephen of France)

Forward:Taha Al-Khneisi (Esperance Tunisia), Firas Shawat (Sfaxien, Tunisia)

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UGANDA:Mamelodi Sundowns veteran goalkeeper Denis Onyango leads the squad that will be appearing in the tournament for the seventh time in history. There are no major shock lockouts with 15 players returning from Afcon 2017.

goalkeepers:Denis Onyango (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Jamal Salim Magoola (Al Hilal, Sudan), Robert Odongkara (Adama City FC, Ethiopia)

Defenders:Bevis Mugabi (Yeovil Town), Nicholas Wadada (Azam FC), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (Ongebonden), Ronald Mukiibi (Ostersunds, Sweden), Murushid Juuko (Simba, Tanzania) and Godfrey Walusimbi are among the players ( Ongebonden), Isaac Muleme (FC Viktoria Zizkov, Czech Republic), Joseph Ochaya (TP Mazembe, DR Congo)

midfielders:Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers SC), Khalid Aucho (Church Hill Brothers FC, India), Michael Azira (Montreal Imparct, MLS), Farouk Miya (HNK Gorica FC, Croatia), William Kizito Luwagga (Shakhter Karagandy, Kazakhstan) Maritzburg, South Africa), Emmanuel Okwi (Simba SC, Tanzania)

Forward:Patrick Kaddu (KCCA FC), Allan Kyambadde (KCCA FC), Derrick Nsibambi (Smouha, Egypt), Lumala Abdu (Syrianska, Sweden)

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ZIMBABWE:Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambawa continued to have faith in the players who won the qualifiers, where only goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze, midfielder Thabani Kamusoko and China-based Nyasha Mushekwi were familiar faces.

goalkeepers:George Chigova (Polokwane City, South Africa), Elvis Chipezeze (Baroka, South Africa), Edmore Sibanda (Witbank Spurs, South Africa)

Defenders:Teenage Hadebe (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Divine Lunga (Golden Arrows, South Africa), Ronald Pfumbidzai (Bloemfontein Celtic, South Africa), Tendai Darikwa (Nottingham Forest, England), Jimmy Dzingai (Power Dynamos, Zambia), Alec Mudimu (CEFN druiden) , Wales)

midfielders:Talent Chawapiwa (Zulu, South Africa), Danny Phiri (Golden Arrows, South Africa), Marshall Munetsi (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Marvelous Nakamba (Club Brugge, Belgium), Tafadzwa Kutinyu (Azam, Tanzania), Ovidy Karuru (Zulu), South Africa ), Khama Billiat (Kaizer Chiefs, South Africa), Kudakwashe Mahachi (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Thabani Kamusoko (Jonge Afrikanen, Tanzania)

Forward:Knowledge Musona (Anderlecht, België), Nyasha Mushekwi (Dalian Yifang, China), Tinotene Kadewere (Le Havre, France), Knox Mutizwa (Golden Arrows, South Africa), Evans Rusike (SuperSport United, South Africa)


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