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AFCON 2019: Know the 48 British-based players to stars in tourney

By Vincent Ashitey
AFCON 2019: Know the 48 British-based players to stars in tourney
AFCON 2019: Know the 48 British-based players to stars in tourney

Africa's biggest football tournament kickstarts on Friday, June 21 with 24 of the best teams competing for the continental trophy.

A host of British-based players will be donning the colours of their respective national teams to hoist their nation's flag high.

In all 48 British-based players will be on the green turf of Egypt to showcase the talents they have to the world in Africa's flagship football tournament.

Egypt: Ahmed Elmohamady (Aston Villa), Ahmed Hegazi (West Brom), Mohamed Elneny (Arsenal), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

Uganda: Bevis Mugabi (Yeovil Town)

DR Congo: Arthur Masuaku (West Ham), Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham), Youssouf Mulumbu (Celtic), Britt Assombalanga (Middlesbrough), Yannick Bolasie (Everton)

Zimbabwe: Alec Mudimu (Cefn Druids), Tendai Darikwa (Nottingham Forest)

Nigeria: Leon Balogun (Brighton), John Mikel Obi (Middlesbrough), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester), Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke), Alexander Iwobi (Arsenal), Henry Onyekuru (Everton)

Guinea: Julian Jeanvier (Brentford), Ibrahima Cisse (Fulham), Naby Keita (Liverpool)

Burundi: Saido Berahino (Stoke)

Senegal: Cheikhou Kouyate (Crystal Palace), Idrissa Gueye (Everton), Sadio Mane (Liverpool)

Algeria: Adlene Guedioura (Nottingham Forest), Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City)

Kenya: Victor Wanyama (Tottenham Hotspur)

Tanzania: Abdi Yussuf Mussa (Blackpool)

South Africa: Kamohelo Mokotjo (Brentford)

Morocco: Romain Saiss (Wolves)

Ivory Coast: Serge Aurier (Tottenham), Jean-Michael Seri (Fulham), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace), Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa)

Namibia: Ryan Nyambe (Blackburn)

Mali: Molla Wague (Nottingham Forest), Lassana Coulibaly (Rangers)

Ghana: Andy Yiadom (Reading), Christian Atsu (Newcastle), Thomas Agyepong (Manchester City), Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace)

Cameroon: Gaetan Bong (Brighton), Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Fulham), Arnaud Djoum (Hearts)

Benin: Sessi D'Almeida (Yeovil), Steve Mounie (Huddersfield)

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