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SPECIAL FEATURE: AFCON 2017 Teams and their Coaches

As we countdown to the 2017 Total African Cup of Nations in Gabon, the tactical and technical brains of various national teams will go head to head in their quest to exhibit their superiority prowess over one other in the knowledge of the game.

There will be 12 foreigners and 4 Africans who will be competing for the beautiful trophy. France contributes the major number of expatriates who will be handling the various teams at the AFCON, with four french men.

Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe, Senegal and D.R Congo will feature with their own country men in charge of the bench.

Below is the list of teams with their respective coaches, and their respective nationality.

COACHES AT AFCON 2017

Group A

Gabon
Nickname: The Panthers
Coach: Jose Antonio Camacho
Nationality: Spanish

 Burkina Faso
Nickname: The Stallions
Coach: Paulo Duarte
Nationality: Portugese

Guinea Bissau
Nickname: Djurtus (African Wild Dogs)
Coach: Baciro Cande
Nationality: Bissau-Guinean

Cameroon
Nickname: The indomitable Lion

Coach: Hugo Broos

Nationality: Belgian

 

Group B

 Algeria
Nickname:The Fennecs
Coach: Georges Leekens
Nationality: Belgian

Tunisia
Nickname: The Carthage Eagles
Coach: Henryk Kasperczak
Nationality: Polish

Senegal
Nickname:  Teranga Lions
Coach: Aliou Cisse
Nationality: Senegalese

Zimbabwe
Nickname: The Warriors
Coach: Callisto Pasuwa
Nationality: Zimbabwen

 

Group C

 Ivory Coast
Nickname: The Elephants

Coach: Michel Dussuyer
Nationality: French

Togo
Nickname: The Sparrow Hawks
Coach: Claude Le Roy
Nationality: French

Morocco
Nickname: Atlas Lions
Coach: Herve Renard
Nationality: French

D.R.C
Nickname: The Leopards
Coach: Florent Ibenge
Nationality: Congolese
Group D

Ghana
Nickname: Black Stars
Coach: Avram Grant
Nationality: Israeli

 Uganda
Nickname: The Cranes
Coach: Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic
Nationality: Serbian

Egypt
Nickname: Pharoahs
Coach: Hector Cuper
Nationality: Argentine

Mali
Nickname: The Eagles
Coach: Alain Giresse
Nationality: French

 

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