Africa Cup Of Nations Schedule: Full List Of Players Who Will Miss Premier League Action To Participation In AFCON 2022

Africa Cup Of Nations Schedule: Full List Of Players Who Will Miss Premier League Action To Participation In AFCON 2022

The Africa Cup of Nations is scheduled to kick-off from January next year, know the schedule of AFCON 2022 and the Premier League players playing in it

Many A-listed players will miss their club games in the Premier League to represent their respective countries in the African continent.

AFCON 2022: Africa Cup Of Nations Schedule And Start Date

The African Cup of Nations is scheduled to take off from January 2022 which will result in the Premier League witnessing the absence of some of their valuable players. But national duty wins over club duty over here. As per reports, approximately 39 players playing in the English League will miss PL action right after the festive period ends.

The players could depart for AFCON as soon as they’re done playing the Boxing fixtures, which means those players who will manage to proceed through to the next stages of the tournament might not be available to take part in their club games for six weeks or so i.e. till the second week of February. AFCON 2021 will commence on January 9th and end by February 6th.

The players will now have to fly to their home countries before or on the Boxing day in order to follow the quarantine regulations. Now without any further delay, here’s taking a look at all the players who will be missing PL action to participate in AFCON.

African Cup Of Nations 2022: List Of Players Missing Premier League Due To AFCON 2022


Thomas Partey (Ghana)

Mohamed Elneny (Egypt)

Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)

Nicolas Pepe (Ivory Coast)

Aston Villa

Mahmoud Trezeguet (Egypt)

Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso)

Marvelous Nakamba (Zimbabwe)


Julian Jenvier (Guinea)

Frank Onyeka (Nigeria)

Tariqe Fosu- Henry (Ghana)


Yves Bissouma (Mali)


Maxwell Hornet (Ivory Coast)


Edouard Mendy (Senegal)

Hakim Ziyech (Morocco)

Crystal Palace

Cheikhou Kouyate (Senegal)

Jeffrey Schlupp (Ghana)

Jordan Ayew (Ghana)


Wilfried Zaha (Ivory Coast)


Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Ivory Coast)

Alex Iwobi (Nigeria)

Leeds United

No players

Leicester City

Daniel Amartey (Ghana)

Nampalys Mendy (Senegal)

Wilfred Ndidi (Nigeria)

Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria)


Mohammed Salah (Egypt)

Naby Keita (Guinea)

Sadio Mane (Senegal)

Manchester City

Riyad Mahrez

Manchester United

Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast)

Amad Diallo (Ivory Coast)

Newcastle United

No players

Norwich City

No players


Moussa Djenepo (Mali)

Mohammed Salisu (Ghana)

Tottenham Hotspur


No players


Peter Etebo (Nigeria)

William Troost- Ekong (Nigeria)

Adam Masina (Morocco)

Ismaila Sarr (Senegal)

Emmanuel Dennis (Nigeria)

West Ham United

Said Benrahma (Algeria)


Romain Saiss (Morocco)

Willy Boly (Ivory Coast)

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