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Afcon Rank: Who can match Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane in Egypt?

Sadio Mane, holding the Senegal flag, and Mo Salah of Egypt represented Africa with the highest distinction this past season. Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images

When the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on 21 June in Egypt, all eyes will naturally be on local lad Mohamed Salah, both because he's the home favourite and because he's the best player on the continent. Obviously.

But there are plenty of other names to keep an eye on until the final on 19 July, including a number of Premier League and Europe-based stars that are coming off bright seasons for their clubs.

So who are the players most likely to star at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt?

- Africa Cup of Nations: All you need to know

- Full Africa Cup of Nations fixtures schedule

Agree? Disagree? Let us know who you would have selected in your own Afcon Rank.

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