Three teams namely Egypt, Mali and Nigeria have made changes to their squad lists ahead of the opening matches of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Senegal 2015.
The changes were done in accordance with Article 66.2 of the regulations of the tournament which states “A player on the final list cannot be replaced unless seriously injured at the latest twenty-four hours (24) at least before the beginning of the first match of his team. The CAF medical Committee must approve his substitution in writing, after reception and approval of a detailed medical certificate. CAF medical Committee shall write a certificate attesting that the wound is sufficiently serious to prevent the player from participating at the U-23 AFCON and will submit this certificate to the organizing Committee for approval.
Once the certificate is approved, the association should then immediately appoint a substitute immediately and inform CAF General Secretariat accordingly. CAF General Secretariat shall publish the final list of twenty-one (21) players”.
Click below for the squad lists of the two Groups:
– Group A
– Group B
|Team||Replaced Player||New Player||Jersey #||Jersey Name|
|Egypt||Emad Hamdy Ibrahim||Mamdouh Khaled ElSayed||20||KARIM|
|Egypt||Saleh Gomaa||Mohamed Metwaly||10||M. METWALLY|
|Mali||Moussa Doumbia||Abdoulaye Diarra||19||A. DIARRA|
|Nigeria||Isaac Ajayi Success||Osimhen Victor James||9||OSIMHEN|
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