AFCON 2021: See 9 Countries That Have Already Qualified For Round Of 16

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Some countries have already booked their spots in the round of 16 stage of the AFCON 2021 tournament in Cameroon.

Nigeria who had already qualified confirmed their supremacy in Group D with a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday to complete their group stage games undefeated and with maximum 9 points.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were joined by the Pharaohs of Egypt from Group D after the North Africans defeated Sudan 1-0 to finish with 6 points.

Apart from Nigeria and Egpyt, other countries that have so far qualified for the round of 16 stage of the AFCON tournament are: Cameroon, Morocco, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Guinea, Morocco, and Gabon.

Meanwhile, French professional footballer who plays for English Premier League club, Manchester United, Paul Pogba has reportedly revealed he wants a move to Real Madrid.

Naija News reports that Pogba’s current contract with the Red Devils ends at the end of the current season.

According to reports, Pogba has told Man United’s chiefs that he wants to join the LaLiga giant in the summer, indicating he’s not penning a new contract with the Red Devils after his contract expires.

Naija News understands that Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus had all shown interest in signing the 28-year-old player in the past.

Pogba joined Man United for the second time in 2016 after the Premier League giants shelled out a club record £89million to prise him away from Juventus.

The midfielder had already had a spell in Man United as a youngster before departing for Italy in 2012.

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