The ongoing  Euro 2016 tournament in France should probably be named the Euro-Afro Cup. There is a staggering 44 players of African descent playing at the this year’s tournament.  DR Congo has the most with 9 playing including the Lukaku brothers (Romelu & Jordan),  followed by Nigeria and Cape Verde both with 5 players each. Cameroon, Mali and Senegal are represented by 3 players each.  Other countries also featured are Ghana, Angola, Guinea,  Morocco, Tunisia, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, etc,
Below are the list of players and the countries.

Angola : 2
William Carvalho (Portugal),
Blaise Matuidi (France)

Cameroon : 3
Breel Embolo (Suis),
François Moubandje (Suiss),
Samuel Umtiti (France)

Cap-Verde : 5
Eliseu (Portugal),
Gelson Fernandez (Suiss),
João Mário (Portugal),
Nani (Portugal),
Renato Sanches (Portugal)

Ivory Coast : 2
Johan Djourou (Suis),
Jonathan Tah (Germany )

Egypt : 1
Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy)

Ethiopia : 1
Theodor Gebre Selassie (rep of chezh)

Ghana : 1
Jérôme Boateng (Germany )

Guinée : 1
Paul Pogba (France)

Guinée-Bissau : 2
Danilo Pereira (Portugal),
Eder (Portugal)

Kenya : 2
Martin Olsson (Sweden),
Divock Origi (Belgium)

Mali : 3
Moussa Dembélé (Belgium ),
Ngolo Kanté (France),
Moussa Sissoko (France)

Morocco : 2
Marouane Fellaini (Belgium),
Adil Rami (France)

Nigeria : 5
David Alaba (Austia),
Dele Alli (England ),
Angelo Ogbonna (Italy),
Rubin Okotie (Austria),
Hal Robson-Kanu (Pays de Galles)

DR Congo : 9
Michy Batshuayi (Belgium),
Christian Benteke (Belgium),
Jason Denayer (Belgium),
Christian Kabasele (Belgium),
Jordan Lukaku (Belgium),
Romelu Lukaku (Belgium),
Steve Mandanda (France),
Eliaquim Mangala (France),
Denis Zakaria (Swizland)

Sénégal : 3
Patrice Evra (France),
Bacary Sagna (France),
Leroy Sané (Germany)

Tunisia : 1
Sami Khedira (Germany )2016:

Tanzania: 1
Marcus Rashford
(England)2016

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