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Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon

Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon

Postponed twice due to Covid-19, the 33rd edition of CAN will at long last be held in Cameroon from 9 January to 6 February.

CAN: Senegal’s Ismaïla Sarr is at the heart of a tug of war between Aliou Cissé and Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri, coach of the British club Watford, is still refusing to allow his Senegalese striker Ismaïla Sarr to play in the African Cup of Nations, which opens on 9 January in Cameroon. This attitude has been denounced by Aliou Cissé, the coach of the "Lions de la Teranga", but also by several high-profile African football players, including Samuel Eto'o.