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Here are Clubs that Might be Affected when the AFCON 2021/22 Begins in January

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The African Cup of Nations (AFCON) is one among the many football competitions around the world that is considered to be very important to the African continent, as African players around the world are usually called upon to play for their countries each year, even though the clubs they play for might end up getting affected.

The AFCON 2021/22 is set to begin from the 9th of January to the 6th of February and while some African players in the European clubs are getting geared up to represent their countries in this year’s competition, some club managers are already expressing concern over the absence of these players in the European Premier league and Champions league competitions.

African players such as Edouard Mendy, Hakim Ziyech, Salah Mohamed, Sadio Mane, Eric Bailly, Aubameyang, Riyad Mahrez, Naby Keita, Thomas Partey, Wilfred Zaha, Victor Osimhen, Wilfred Ndidi, Kalidou Koulibaly, Achraf Hakimi, Troost-Ekong, Paul Onuachu, and others will have to leave their European clubs to represent their countries in this year’s AFCON competition.

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And so, here are some clubs that might be affected when the AFCON 2021/22 Competition finally begins in January below;

Liverpool, Chelsea, Man City, Arsenal, Napoli, Inter Milan, Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Watford, Brighton, Wolves, Burnley, Aston Villa, West Ham, Southampton, and Manchester United.

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