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List of Italian players of African descent in the Afcon 2021 squads

The 2021 African Cup of Nations kicks off on January 9th and the respective squads for all African countries must be finalised before December 20th. Here’s a list of Italian players of African descent for Afcon 2021:

Italian players of African descent in the Afcon 2021 squads.

Italian players African descent Afcon 2021: the list will feature different Africans and those of African descent that made the squads and where they are from in Italy.

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Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa

Martin Hongla (Hellas Verona, Italy)

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Martin Hongla

Felix Afena Gyan (AS Roma, Italy)

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Felix Afena Gyan

Victor Osimhen (Napoli FC, Italy)

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Victor Osimhen

Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy)

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Olaoluwa Aina

Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli, Italy)

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Kalidou Koulibaly

Ibrahima Mbaye (Bologna, Italy)

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Fode Ballo-Toure (AC Milan, Italy)

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Fode Ballo-Toure (AC Milan, Italy)

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Keita Balde

Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro (Lazio, Italy)

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Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro

Franck Kessie (AC Milan, Italy)

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Franck Kessie

Hamed Traore and Jeremie Boga (both Sassuolo, Italy)

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Hamed Traore
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Ismael Bennacer (AC Milan, Italy)

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Ismael Bennacer

Adam Ounas (Napoli, Italy)

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Adam Ounas

Amadou Diawara (Roma, Italy)

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Amadou Diawara

Jose Machin (Monza, Italy)

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Jose Machin

Sofyan Amrabat (Fiorentina, Italy)

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Sofyan Amrabat

Ebrima Darboe (AS Roma, Italy)

Ebrima Darboe
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Musa Barrow (Bologna, Gambian)

Musa Barrow

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Omar Colley (Gambian, Sampdoria)

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