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Afcon squads: Who will be on the plane to Egypt?

The 24 qualifiers for the expanded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations are naming their 23-man squads for the showpiece tournament.

Find out below who is on the plane to Egypt, and remember that teams have until the day before their first game at the tournament to replace an injured player.







Afcon qualifying: Lesser lights take centre stage on final weekend

When the Confederation of African Football ratified an expansion to the Africa Cup of Nations in July 2017, introducing eight more teams to the biennial competition, the dynamic of the qualifying program was always going to change.

As had been the case ahead of the European Championship in 2016, for which UEFA had instigated an increase from 16 to 24 teams, many of the continent's heavyweights cruised to the tournament with games to spare.

However, an overall decrease in drama among the bigger nations...

Lyon's Morel keen to represent Madagascar

Olympique Lyonnais defender Jeremy Morel has contacted Nicolas Dupuis to offer his services to Madagascar ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the head coach.

The Barea sealed qualification for their first ever AFCON appearance earlier this month as they dispatched Equatorial Guinea home and away to progress from Group A alongside Senegal.

Dupuis has already revealed his desire to tap into the nation's diaspora to bolster their squad ahead of next year's tournament in Cameroon, although...

Madagascar eye diaspora talent to bolster AFCON hopes

Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis has revealed his intention to bolster the Barea's squad with diaspora talent ahead of the team's first Africa Cup of Nations campaign.

The East Africans - currently ranked 106th in the world - qualified for their first AFCON tournament on Tuesday when they defeated Equatorial Guinea 1-0 in Antananarivo.

The three points, coupled with a victory against the same opponents in Bata on Saturday, takes Madagascar up to 10 points, mean they qualified for Cameroon alongside...

AFCON qualifying winners and losers

KweséESPN takes a look at the biggest winners and losers after the first four match days of Africa Cup of Nations 2019 qualifying.


First Qualifiers
There can be no bigger winner than Madagascar, who became the first country to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The homeland of the CAF president did so in record-breaking style -- first, with two full games to spare, and doing so for the first time in their history. Great news for the country, although television commentators...