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Africa News of Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

AFCON 2021: West Africa dominates teams heading to Cameroon

The list of teams that will be in Cameroon for the African Cup of Nations, AFCON 2020, is set after Tuesday's last round of matches were dispatched across the continent.

The 24-team tournament originally slated for last year was impacted by the coronavirus pandemic forcing a cancellation and subsequent postponement to 2022.

West Africa showed wide participation dominance producing as many as half of the teams.

The tournament will be the first under new president of the Confederation of African Football, Patrice Motsepe.

GhanaWeb breaks down the regional representation of teams heading to Cameroon.

North Africa

Algeria
Egypt
Tunisia
Morocco

West Africa

Burkina Faso
Ghana
Nigeria
Mauritania
Senegal
Ivory Coast
Mali
Cape Verde
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Cape Verde
The Gambia

Central Africa

Cameroon
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon

Southern Africa

Comoros
Zimbabwe
Malawi

East Africa

Ethiopia
Sudan


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