African Nations Cup 2017 players

African Nations Cup 2017 Players


Have you seen which countries the 368 players
going to 2017 AFCON are coming from? Here's
a graphical spread
Published on: 14 January 2017
With the 2017 AFCON set to kick off today in Gabon
GHANAsoccernet.com has a graphical spread of which
countries the 368 players going to the competition are
coming from.
France is contributing as many as 57 players from
the Ligue 1 and other lower leagues in the Western
European country.
The English Premier League and its other lower
leagues are producing 36 players with Spain,
Portugal, Turkey and Tunisia producing 18 players
each.
Egypt and South Africa are the other African
countries with the highest number of players,
presenting 13 players each.
Germany has 11 stars heading the continent's
biggest football event.
The Ghana Premier League is sending just two
players - WAFA and champions Wa All Stars.
Meanwhile four players are entering the
tournament as free agents.

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