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The 2024 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Ivory Coast from 13 January to 11 February, with Senegal keen to retain its title and the organizer country wanting to win its first African cup since 2015.

Morocco, which is in the fire of the Qatar World Cup, Senegal, which is gaining continental momentum, and the host Ivory Coast, are the three big favorites of CAN, which will start with the match between the “Elephants” and Guinea-Bissau on Saturday. Morocco, the first semi-finalist from the African continent in the World Cup, comes for no other purpose than to win. Immediately after his success in Qatar, Walid Regragui even announced that he would step down as coach if he did not win the CAN, considering this pressure was necessary to progress. He has since softened his words, saying he would only resign if he could not find the final four.

But Morocco, with a fourth team in the World Cup, intact and even strengthened, has the weapons to “finally” win a second star, almost half a century after their only CAN victory in 1976. The Senegalese achieved his first victory two years ago. , after a very long wait and two lost finals (2002 and 2019). They haven’t stopped winning since they opened the counter: they went to the World Cup (8th finalists) and also won the CHAN and CAN Espoirs, which are reserved for local players.

Champions in all categories, the Lions rely on the same backbone: Édouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly and Sadio Mané.

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