Senegal legend El Hadji Diouf named his favorites to win the AfCON 2019 title in an interview.
“I would put Senegal at the top, because this is my country and I hope he wins the title, but there are many other good teams. Egypt will be in the forefront with Morocco and Nigeria,” Diouf said.
And to add: “Egypt is the strongest candidate for me because they will play at home with a lot of supporters and they have very good players led by Mohamed Salah. He is a very decisive player”.
The former Liverpool star between 2002 and 2004 then spoke about the relationship of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
“I do not think there is jealousy or trouble between Mane and Salah. They are happy to play together and the competition is normal. They want to win the golden ball and be the best player in Africa. It’s life and we should not be sensitive to these things. I know them personally and I understand their desire to reach their best level,” he concluded.