YOUR COMPLETE 2021 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS GUIDE: How It Affect EPL Players and Clubs
HOST, DATES AND FORMAT
Originally scheduled to be played in Cameroon in the summer of 2021, the tournament has twice seen its dates altered. CAF, the governing body of African football, moved it forward to January/February 2021 due to the more favourable conditions on the continent at that time of year. However, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a 12-month postponement.Information Guide Nigeria
The competition, which retains its original name despite taking place in 2022, finally gets underway on Sunday 9 January, with the 24-team group phase concluding 11 days later. The top two sides in each of the six groups will progress to the round of 16, alongside the four best third-placed teams.
The dates for the knockout rounds are as follows:
Round of 16: 23-25 January
Quarter-finals: 29-30 January
Semi-finals: 2-3 February
Third-placed play-off: 6 February
Final: 6 February
PREMIER LEAGUE INTEREST
There will be significant Premier League representation at the tournament, with 34 players called up from across 16 clubs. Arsenal have the most inclusions, with five, while Leeds, Newcastle, Norwich and Tottenham are the only top-flight sides with no squad members involved:
Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Mohamed Elneny (Egypt), Thomas Partey (Ghana), Nicolas Pepe (Ivory Coast), Omar Rekik (Tunisia)
Other Top Football News:
- FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup: Super Falcons 26 Called Up Players. See List
- AFCON: Ghana Kills Algeria In AFCON
- Football Events In 2022: World Cups For Men and Women, Club World Cup, and More. See Dates And Time
- OFFICIAL: The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper Nominees. See Final List
Aston Villa: Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso), Trezeguet (Egypt)
Brentford: Frank Onyeka (Nigeria)
Brighton: Yves Bissouma (Mali), Ulrick Eneme Ella (Gabon)
Burnley: Maxwel Cornet (Ivory Coast)
Chelsea: Edouard Mendy (Senegal)
Crystal Palace: Jordan Ayew (Ghana), Cheikhou Kouyate (Senegal), Wilfried Zaha (Ivory Coast)
Everton: Alex Iwobi (Nigeria)
Leicester: Daniel Amartey (Ghana), Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria), Nampalys Mendy (Senegal), Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria)
Liverpool: Naby Keita (Guinea), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Mo Salah (Egypt)
Manchester City: Riyad Mahrez (Algeria)
Manchester United: Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast), Hannibal (Tunisia)
Southampton: Moussa Djenepo (Mali)
Watford: Imran Louza (Morocco), Adam Masina (Morocco), Ismaila Sarr (Senegal), William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria)
West Ham: Said Benrahma (Algeria)
Wolves: Willy Boly (Ivory Coast), Romain Saiss (Morocco)
HOW THE GROUPS LINE UP
Group A: Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ethiopia
Group B: Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinea, Malawi
Group C: Morocco, Ghana, Gabon, Comoros
Group D: Egypt, Nigeria, Sudan, Guinea-Bissau
Group E: Algeria, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea
Group F: Tunisia, Mali, Gambia, MauritaniaJAMB Result
🤑 Start making money from home today!
👉 Get correct FREE TIPS and Guides on how to make money from home today. Click here to start
👍Showcase your business here!
With over 1M unique users per month across all channels, we have a large audience for you to showcase your products and services. Simply get in touch via 👉 marketing@Infoguidenigeria.com.
🤑 Make Money now!
👉 Make money writing for us. Apply for Freelance writing jobs in Nigeria.
👉 Make Money as InfoGuideNigeria Advertising Agents, read more here
✍️ Be Our Guest Publisher!
Do you have a press release, breaking news, or any other helpful information to share with our growing readers? If yes, send your article to 👉 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be glad to publish it if the information is useful to our audience.
This post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it on Facebook, Whatsapp, Telegram and Twitter. There are buttons below for this (easy to use too)!
Copyright Warning!Contents on this website may not be republished, reproduced, redistributed either in whole or in part without due permission or acknowledgment.
Proper acknowledgment includes, but not limited to (a) LINK BACK TO THE ARTICLE in the case of re-publication on online media, (b) Proper referencing in the case of usage in research, magazine, brochure, or academic purposes,.
All contents are protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1996 (DMCA).
We publish all contents with good intentions. If you own this content & believe your copyright was violated or infringed, please contact us at [email@example.com] to file a complaint and we will take necessary actions immediately.