2012 Africa Cup of Nations Player Release Analysis
Tuesday, 24 01 2012
The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations takes place in Equitorial Guinea & Gabon
Did you know that ...
... 120 European clubs from 25 different UEFA Member Associations are involved in the release of players (including 38 ECA Members)?
... 49% of the CAN players (179 players from a total of 368) currently play in one of the European National Championships?
... 30.4% (112) of the African players play in France, Spain, Germany, England or Italy?
... 22 out of 23 players of the National Team of Côte d'Ivoire play in Europe?
... 7 French clubs have released 4 players each?
The European Club Association has conducted a research showing the overall situation of players released from European clubs for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.
Please find a print version of the full research here.
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For further information, please contact:
ECA Membership Services Manager