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CAIRO – 13 June 2019: Angola national team manager, Srđan Vasiljević, announced on Wednesday Angola’s 23-man squad that will participate in the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Al-Ahly’s Geraldo led the final squad that will face Tunisia, Mauritania and Mali in the group stage.
Gerlado is the only foreign player in Al-Ahly to participate in the competition as Ali Maaloul and Junior Ajayi did not make it to the final squad of Tunisia and Nigeria, respectively.
Vasiljević’s final squad consists of:
Goalkeepers: Toni Cabaça (1º de Agosto), Landu (Interclube), Ndulu (Desportivo da Huíla).
Defenders: Isaac, Dani Massunguna, Paizo (1º de Agosto), Edy Afonso (Petro de Luanda), Wilson (Petro de Luanda), Bastos (Lazio), Jonathan Buatu (Rio Ave), Bruno Gaspar (Sporting de Portugal).
Midfielders: Herenilson (Petro de Luanda), Show, Macaia (1º de Agosto), Stélvio Cruz (F91 Dudelange), Djalma Campos, Freddy (Antalyaspor), Geraldo (Al Ahly).
Forwards: Mabululo (1º de Agosto), Mateus Galiano (Boavista), Wilson Eduardo (Sporting de Braga), Gelson Dala (Rio Ave/Sporting de Porutgal), Evandro Brandão (Leixões).
Angola’s best achievement at the tournament was reaching the quarter finals in 2008 in Ghana and 2010 at home.