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United Duo Set For Afcon Showdown

Written by Rory Mitchinson

Defenders Achraf Lazaar and Chancel Mbemba could come face-to-face at next year's Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

Their respective countries - Morocco and DR Congo - have been drawn together in Group C, alongside reigning champions Ivory Coast and Togo.The two sides are set to meet in the city of Oyem two days into the tournament, which kicks off on January 14th.

The two sides are set to meet in the city of Oyem two days into the tournament, which kicks off on January 14th.Elsewhere, United's other African contingent have been kept apart - for the group stage, at least.

Elsewhere, United's other African contingent have been kept apart - for the group stage, at least.
Christian Atsu's Ghana - runners-up to the Elephants in Equatorial Guinea last time out - will face Egypt, Mali and Uganda in Group D.

Mo Diamé, meanwhile, will come up against Algeria, Tunisia and Zimbabwe with his Senegal side, the Lions of Teranga looking to make it to the knockout stages of the competition for the first time since 2006.Hosts Gabon take on debutants Guinea-Bissau in the tournament's curtain-raiser, with Burkina Faso and Cameroon completing the Group A line-up.

Hosts Gabon take on debutants Guinea-Bissau in the tournament's curtain-raiser, with Burkina Faso and Cameroon completing the Group A line-up.

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