Paul Pogba names country he’s supporting in the ongoing AFCON

Paul Pogba names country he's supporting in the ongoing AFCON

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has announced that he and his mother are supporting Guinea in the ongoing AFCON.

The AFCON, which is taking place in Cameroon, has gone on to reach the play-off stage.

Guinea booked their place in the last 16 after finishing 2nd with four points, one point behind Senegal, in Group B.

Paul Pogba reveals he's supporting Guinea in the ongoing AFCON at Cameroon
Paul Pogba reveals he’s supporting Guinea in the ongoing AFCON at Cameroon

As a result, they will face Gambia in the play-off and Pogba has taken to social media to make it official that he’s supporting his motherland, Guinea.

Pogba’s brother Peïlé Florentin Pogba, plays for Guinea national team but was not in the squad after suffering a knee injury and a tendon pull in action for French club Sochaux in December.

Paul Pogba represents France at international level and was part of the World Cup winning squad in Russia 2018.

Guinea vs Gambia will take place on January 24th.

Pogba hasn’t featured for Manchester United since against Atalanta in the Champions League in November after suffering a muscle injury while on international duty with France.

The midfielder has returned to training but he’s expected to be match fit in less first week of February.