Coach Nicolas Dupuis of Madagascar names his squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

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Madagascar head coach Nicolas Dupuis has named his 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Madagascar will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Guinea and fellow debutants Burundi in Group B in Egypt.

Dupuis also named three players on standby in the squad dominated by France-based stars.

The Barea’s biggest star Jeremy Morel who plays for French club, Lyon made the list alongside the duo of MC Alger’s Ibrahim Amanda and Minnesota United’s Romain Metanire.

Madagascar will be making their first appearance in Egypt after emerging as runners-up to Senegal in the qualifiers

Before starting their campaign with a fixture against Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on June 22, Nicolas Dupuis’ side has an international friendly date with Luxembourg on June 2.