When are AFCON players returning to PL Clubs? Premier League 2021/22 Latest News
AFCON 2022 started in the first week of January, which is right in the middle of a hectic Premier League campaign. Moreover, the FA scup also begins around the same time frame, as Premier League clubs struggle to find replacements amongst these congested fixture schedules. The pandemic has piled further misery on these clubs as various PL teams have been unable to field teams and had to play with reserve team players in order to compete in the league.
When are AFCON players returning to PL Clubs? AFCON Journey
The final of the AFCON is to be played on the 6th of February. However, the knockout stages of the competition begins on the 20th of January, which means that many players from the eliminated sides would be able to return, keeping in mind quarantine regulations. The quarterfinal round begins on the 29th of January, which implies that by the 1st week of February, we can see a return of various African players back to their respective Premier League clubs.
When are AFCON players returning to PL Clubs? Big stars to return
Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez faces a potential early exit from the competition with a disappointing start to the group. Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah have continued their Liverpool form, and look likely to make it to the knockouts of the competition. Wilfred Zaha and Nicolas Pepe also look to continue their journey with Ivory Coast in the competition as they currently top their group standings.
AFCON 2022 Broadcast
Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the game on the Sky Sports Network. The viewers in the United States can catch all the AFCON action on the beIn Sports network, the official broadcasters of AFCON in North America.
The broadcast rights of 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations in India have been taken by Sony Pictures Sports Network, which means fans can watch the tournament live on the Sony Six/Sony ESPN channels. Viewers can also watch the game on the Sony LIV app.
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