Angola AFCON Team 2024: Squad, Fixtures, and Expectations

This Angola AFCON guide is designed to tell you all about the Palancas Negras – the Black Sable Antelopes. Read on to find out about the chances of the team at the upcoming AFCON in Ivory Coast.

AFCON – Angola Team Details

Angola is one of the lowest-ranked nations at Africa Cup of Nations but will be confident of causing an upset after some impressive results this year. There will be a lot of hope that Gelson Dala can score the goals to help them progress to the knockout stage.

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Angola AFCON 2024 Squad

The final squad for AFCON has not been announced yet. But this is the squad named for the most recent games.

Angola AFCON 2024 Predictions

Angola come into this AFCON as one of the lowest-ranked teams in the tournament. But they will be looking to progress and finish in the top three of their group.

Here are some things to look out for with AFCON in Ivory Coast.

Target Later Games

Algeria are up first in Group D and head coach Pedro Gonçalves may look to the second and third games against Mauritania and Burkina Faso as the more likely for his team to pick up some points.

Going for Second

With the best third-placed teams able to go through to the knockout rounds, Angola will be targeting an automatic qualification by finishing second – but would be happy with third and going through that way.

Close Games

Angola has recorded some good results in 2023 but has rarely scored many goals on their way to victory. The Palancas Negras have scored more than two in a single match just once and will look to play defensively and score on the counter at AFCON.

Where Can I Watch Matches of Angola in Kenya?

AFCON is one of the world’s biggest football competitions, and there will be plenty of options when it comes to watching live matches.

Many online betting sites now offer live streaming services as well, so this could be one way that you are able to watch Angola AFCON games. Betting operator 1xBet is one such site scheduled to show games.



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History of the Angolan Team in AFCON

Angola did not qualify for an AFCON until 1996 and took until 2010 to progress from the group stage. That was the year that they hosted the tournament and was in the middle of the most successful period in the nation’s footballing history.

The Palancas Negras have only qualified for one of the last four editions of AFCON and have not won a game since the 2012 tournament in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

Angola AFCON 2024 Teams FAQs

The top goal scorer in Angola’s history is Akwá, who scored 39 in 78 games, The top goal scorer in qualification for AFCON was Gelson Dala

Angola is in Group D. The other AFCON teams are Algeria, Burkina Faso and Mauritania.

The chances of Angola winning AFCON are very slim. They are one of the lowest-ranked teams in the competition and have only ever progressed from the group stage once in their history.

The current coach of Angola is Pedro Gonçalves.