39 players from 16 premier league teams set to play at 2022 AFCON.

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39 players from 16 premier league teams set to play at 2022 AFCON.

The 2022 Africa cup of nations (AFCON) is set to start in January 2022 in Cameron, January 9 to February 6 2022.Some big players won't be availabl

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The 2022 Africa cup of nations (AFCON) is set to start in January 2022 in Cameron, January 9 to February 6 2022.

Some big players won’t be available for side during this period.

 

1. ARSENAL
Aubameyang Pepe Partey premier league players in AFCON 2022

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (GABON)
Mohammed El Nenny (EGYPT)
Thomas Partey (GHANA)
Nicholas Pepe (IVORY COAST)

2. ASTON VILLA
Bertrand Traore (BURKINA FASO)
Marvelous Nakamba (ZIMBABWE)
Mahmoud Trezeguet (EGYPT)
Aston Villa will be without 3 players for a month.

3. BRENTFORD
Tariqe Fosu-Henry (GHANA)
Julian Jeanvier (GUINEA)
Frank Onyeka (NIGERIA).
4. BRIGHTON & HOVES
Yves Bissouma (MALI)

5. BURNLEY
Maxwell Cornet (IVORY COAST)
Cornet has been Burnley’s best player since joining them from Lyon last summer, he will surely be missed.

6. CHELSEA
Hakim Ziyech (SENEGAL)
Edouard Mendy (MOROCCO)
Mendy’s absence might have a big effect on the Blues’ title run-in as he has been in superb form this season.

7. CRYSTAL PALACE
Wilfred Zaha (IVORY COAST)
Cheikou Kouyate (SENEGAL)
Jordan Ayew (GHANA)
Jeffrey Schlupp (GHANA)
Crystal Palace will miss 4 players including starman, Zaha.

8. EVERTON
Jean-Philippe Gbamin (IVORY COAST)
Alex Iwobi (NIGERIA)
9. LEICESTER CITY
Kelechi Iheanancho and Wilfred Ndidi premier league players at Afcon 2022

Kelechi Iheanacho (NIGERIA)
Wilfred Ndidi (NIGERIA)
Daniel Amartey (GHANA)
Nempalys Mendy (SENEGAL)
The absence of Nigerian duo, Ndidi and Iheanacho, might affect Leicester’s chances of European qualification. Parson Daka’s Zambia failed to qualify for the African Cup of Nations.

10. LIVERPOOL
Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah

Mohammed Salah (EGYPT)
Naby Keita (GUINEA)
Sadio Mane (SENEGAL)

Liverpool are the biggest losers here as they will be without 3 key players which comprises of their two best players, can it prove decisive in the title race?

11. MANCHESTER CITY
Riyad Mahrez (ALGERIA)
Mahrez will be sorely missed due to his contributions but Guardiorla has enough players in the squad to cover for the Algerian’s absence.

12. MANCHESTER UNITED
Eric Bailly (IVORY COAST)
Amad Diallo (IVORY COAST)
13. SOUTHAMPTON
Moussa Djenepo (MALI)
Mohammed Sailisu (GHANA)
Mali and Ghana are two major favorites among the teams who qualified for the 2022 AFCON.

14. WATFORD
Peter Etebo (NIGERIA)
William Troost-Ekong (NIGERIA)
Emmanuel Dennis (NIGERIA)
Adam Masina (MOROCCO)
Ismaila Sarr (SENEGAL)
Watford’s fight against relegation will definitely be affected by the loss of FIVE players!

15. WOLVES
Willy Boly (IVORY COAST)
Romain Saiss (MOROCCO)
Wolverhampton Wolves would be without two players in the 2022 AFCON.

16. WESTHAM UNITED
Said Benrahma (ALGERIA)
Benrahma has chipped in with some important goal contributions so far but will his absence affect David Moyes’ side?

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