Premier League Players going to Africa Cup of Nations 2019
Premier League Players to Africa Cup of Nations 2019? Which players are going to the Copa Africa 2019 biggest names? Which players in the Premier League have left their respective Premier League teams for Africa to represent their national teams in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019? Well, let’s find out which Premier League Players who are going to Africa Cup of Nations 2019. Watch live free here =>
Premier League Players leaving for Africa Cup of Nations – 2019 AFCON Egypt!
This years CAF Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Egypt. The tournament will start from the 21st June and will end on 19th July. Qualified teams have confirmed their squads which have joined them in the training camp. There are a tota of 20 players from Premier League cubs who are playing at the AFCON Have a look at Africa Cup of Nations 2019 teams! Watch live free here =>
Top Premier League players playing in the African Cup of Nations 2019
With the festive season now coming to an end Premier League teams will face another challenge of loosing their players to the African Cup of Nations in Egypt. Players are allowed to rejoin their football clubs once their national teams have been relegated from the tournament. Here are all Premier League Players leaving for Africa Cup of Nations 2019.
AFCON 2019 Egypt – what’s The Africa Cup of Nations?
The Africa Cup of nations is the main international association football competition in Africa. It is held by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), and was first held in 1957. Since 1968, it has been held every two years. The title holders at the time of a FIFA Confederations Cup automatically qualifies for the competition.
Arsenal Premier League Players leaving for Africa Cup of Nations 2019
There will be two Arsenal players in this year’s African Cup of Nations. They are Egypt’s Mohamed Elneny and Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi.
Elneny is one of Egypt’s most experienced players with 72 appearances to his name, scoring 6 goals. He made only 17 appearances for Arsenal last season, providing an assist in the club’s Europa League game against Vorskla Poltava. This is Elneny’s second AFCON as he was a part of Egypt’s squad for the previous AFCON in 2017. Elneny opened the scoring for Egypt in the final against Cameroon which Egypt eventually lost.
Alex Iwobi will play in his first African Cup of Nations and his second major tournament for Nigeria. Iwobi scored 6 goals and provided 9 assists for Arsenal during last season. The 23-year old has netted 5 goals for Nigeria in 28 appearances.