This month’s AFCON tournament will have only four African coaches out of the 16 teams that will be in Gabon.
Our very own Callisto Pasuwa will be among the crop of Africans seeking glory at AFCON.
Aliou Cisse who captained Senegal in 2012 AFCON will take Charge of Senegal, Florent Ibenge with DR Congo while Guinea Bissau will be coached by Baciro Cande.
Europe will once again dominate the procedings having 11 coaches, 4 of which are coming from France. South America will be represented by Egypt which is coached by Argentinian Hector Cupper .
Summary of coaches at AFCON 2017
Group A: Gabon – Antonia Camacho (Spain), Burkina Faso – Paul Duarte (Portugal), Cameroon – Hugo Broos (Belgium) and Guinea Bissau – Baciro Cande (Guinea Bissau.
Group B: Algeria – George Leekens (Belgium), Tunisia – Henryk Kasperczak (Poland), Senegal – Aliou Cisse (Senegal) and Zimbabwe – Callisto Pasuwa (Zimbabwe).
Group C: Ivory Coast – Michel Dussayer (France), DR Congo – Florent Ibenge (DR Congo), Morocco (Herve Renard) and Togo – Claude Re Loy (France).
Group D: Ghana – Avram Grant (Israel), Mali – Alain Giresse (France), Egypt – Hector Cuper (Argentina) and Uganda – Mulitin Sredojevic (Serbia).