AFCON 2019

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    Didn't see anything for AFCON on here. Looking forward to the tournament I think it should be a good one for Ghana. Group D looking like the group of death at this point.

    Anyone got any predictions?
     
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    I'd like a new first-time winner, Senegal could have their best-ever tournament.
     
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    Egypt playing at home should be a good boost for them, as long as the local media and fans give Salah some space, he will have a lot of pressure

    As for Algeria, not too hot about Slimani and Guedioura getting a call up, but we’ll see. Slimani still has experience in Africa so it’s not completely negative

    Taider and Bentaleb not being called is good news

    Very happy to see Bennacer in the list

    Ghoulam prefers to focus on the upcoming season with Napoli, so f*** him
     
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    I'm interested to see how Morocco does, they were arguably the better team in all of their World Cup games last year but didn't win any of them, owing partly to a difficult draw.
     
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    LMAO

     
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    Aaaand Ounas injured in practice
     
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    We have called up Andy f***ing Delort

    Smh f*** this shit
     
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    Hahaha haha :laugh:
     
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    Just when I started having faith in Belmadi as he had been calling up more homegrown players, he pulls this shit
     
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    Tournament starts tomorrow with Egypt verse Zimbabwe
     
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    This seems like an obvious question, but isn't it way too hot to be playing football in the middle of the summer on Egypt?
     
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    Egypt sub : Dunga replaces Trezeguet
    It’s 1998 all over again
     
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    Platini is no longer playing for Kap Verde, I think, but at least there are still Peles and Romarios around. Some of the US sportsmen names are ridiculous, but at least they're original.
     
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    egypt have great fans, grazy atmosphere.
     
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    It took longer than expected, but Nigeria finally managed to score against Burundi and held on to the win. They're weren't especially good by any means, but luckily the other countries in the group aren't world beaters.

    Again, Cameroon have had their usual money problems (players not being paid and directors pocketing the money, European players paying their own flights), so some more established players decided to skip the tournament. It seems that decent FIFA purge on the federation didn't doo much. Interesting to see what becomes of the wider spat between FIFA's Infantino and Uefa Cheverin regarding the handling of the CAF problems.
     
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    double post
     
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    Morocco have a terrific roster. Struggled mightily against Namibia in the first half...Don't think i've heard of a single Namibian player.
     
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    Senegal lead 1-0 at half-time (Balde goal), but could be more since Niang squandered a couple of good chances. Tanzania are fouling a lot and aren't really attacking at all.
     
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    this kid is gonna be GOOD - big season coming up for him at Club Brugge.. if we can keep him

    also;

     
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    Why Guedioura?
     
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    That run by Atal to earn a penalty
     
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    Excited for Ghana to finally kick things off tomorrow. Time for the Black Stars to get back to their African winning ways
     
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    Been enjoying this tournament quite a bit, underrated talent. Watched that Nigeria goal live, was an unbelievable pass.
     
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    Ugly for Ghana
     

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