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🌍🌈 Africa Day: The 24 team nicknames we had at AFCON 2019
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🌍🌈 Africa Day: The 24 team nicknames we had at AFCON 2019

In a continuation of Futaa’s Africa Day celebrations, we quickly check out the team nicknames from the last AFCON tournament in Egypt last year.

As the event went, the North African giants of Algeria became champions after beating a devastating Senegal side in the final - while Egyptian tears had long dried up after getting knocked out by South Africa.

But it was an event of 24 colourful and unique countries. From The Squirrels to Sable Antelopes, here are all the nicknames of the teams at AFCON 2019...

  • Algeria: Les Fennecs (The Desert Foxes)
  • Angola: Sable Antelopes
  • Benin: The Squirrels
  • Burundi: The Swallows
  • Cameroon: The Indomitable Lions
  • DR Congo: Diables Rouges (Red Devils)
  • Egypt: The Pharaohs
  • Ghana: The Black Stars
  • Guinea: National Elephants
  • Guinea-Bissau: Djurtus (Wild dogs)
  • Ivory Coast: The Elephants
  • Kenya: Harambee Stars
  • Madagascar: Barea
  • Mali: The Eagles
  • Mauritania: Al-Murabitun
  • Morocco: Atlas Lions
  • Namibia: Brave Warriors
  • Nigeria: The Super Eagles
  • South Africa: Bafana Bafana
  • Senegal: The Lions of Teranga
  • Tanzania: Taifa Stars
  • Tunisia: Eagles of Carthage
  • Uganda: The Cranes
  • Zimbabwe: The Warriors.
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