Afcon 2017: Debutants Guinea Bissau name final Nations Cup squad


Former Everton midfielder Francisco Junior, an ex-Portugal youth international, is included in Guinea Bissau’s squad

Guinea-Bissau have named their final squad for their maiden appearance at the Africa Cup of Nations, albeit after Wednesday’s deadline.

Coach Baciro Cande has picked a squad entirely made up of players based in Europe.

Among the new names on the list is former Everton player Francisco Junior, who is now based in Norway.

They will play the opening match against the hosts Gabon in Libreville on 14 January.

It is unclear whether the Confederation of African Football will penalise the small West African country for the late submission of their squad.

Guinea-Bisau having …

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