Yaya Toure Snubs S/Eagles, Ghana Names Shock Favourites For AFCON 2023

Former Côte d’Ivoire and Manchester City legend Legendary Yaya Toure has named his favourites for the AFCON 2023 title.

Côte d’Ivoire will stage next year’s tournament which will run from January 13 to February 11, 2024.

This is the second time they will host the tournament after first staging it in 1984.

Looking forward to next year’s edition Toure, who captained his country to win the AFCON in 2015, made a shock list of the countries he feels are favourites.

Surprisingly, he left out former winners like Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia.

Among favourites he listed are South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Côte d’Ivoire, Morocco and reigning champions Senegal.

Côte d’Ivoire were champions in 1992 and 2015, South Africa win as hosts in 1996, Morocco’s only success was in 1976 while Senegal claimed their first-ever title at the 2021 edition in Cameroon.

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