Host country, Egypt has some favors prognoses. The country of the Pharaohs already wants to erase the poor performance of his national team this summer, at the CAN 2019, already at home. Coach Hossam Badry is at the bedside of the team, who will be led by Shawky Gharib.
Reigning champion, Nigeria will also follow. The Olympic Eagles accustomed to Olympiad games. A non-qualification could be considered a real failure.
For its second participation in the tournament, Mali is moving forward with a lot of ambitions. The opportunity also to show some new players trained in France and who decided to defend the original colors.
Moreover, hoping that the difficulties in the preparation do not affect the matches, South Africa can raise crowds. But that's to see.
Similarly, Cameroon advances in the unknown. Sound selector Rigobert Song must do without some decisive names during the playoffs. For beginnings in the U23 CAN.
Another country in its first participation, Ghana. With Bring Back the love, the new slogan of the new federation to bring its national teams to the public, it will necessarily get this qualification for Tokyo.
Then there is Ivory Coast and Zambia that we must not neglect.
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