Black Stars winger Christian Atsu has called on Confederation of African Football (CAF) to shift the AFCON from January to the month that the European leagues will be on break.
According to Atsu, because the AFCON is dominated by foreign players, sometimes it affect the players which in the long run they lose their positions at their respect clubs.
“It is a worry to many players especially the foreign players, it affects us a lot,” The Newcastle winger spoke to TV3.
“Most a times you lose your position when you go back to your Club, because someone will play if you are not around and if the person performance meaning you have to sit on the bench when you come back.”
“It is a big worry and I think CAF should do something about it.”
AFCON 2017 in Gabon, would be Atsu’s third tournament since making his debut in 2013.