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African Cup of Nations 2019, Time, Hosts, Location & Qualifying Schedule

African Cup of Nations 2019 Qualifying Schedule

African Cup of Nations 2019, Time, Hosts, Location & Qualifying Schedule

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The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (also referred to as AFCON 2019 or CAN 2019) is scheduled to be the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the biennial international men’s football championship of Africa organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) which is the main organizing body behind the AFCON. The tournament is scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon. The competition will  be held from 12th January 2019 to 3rd February 2019.

The Africa Cup of nations is the main international association football competition in Africa. It is held by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), and was first held in 1957. Since 1968, it has been held every two years. The title holders at the time of a FIFA Confederations Cup automatically qualifies for the competition.

African Cup of Nations 2019 Qualifying Schedule!

After Morocco withdrew their application for being hosts of the 2015 AFCON Edition, CAF banned Morocco national team from entering the 2017 and 2017 AFCON. But however, it was overturned by the Arbitration court of Sports so they were now eligible to enter for the 2017 or 2019 edition.

Due to the withdrawal of Chad during 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification, they are banned from entering the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 schedule!

Here is the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations Schedule which will be hosted by current AFCON Champions Cameroon who gained automatic qualification in September 2014. CAF is yet to announce the host cities for the AFCON in Cameroon as they’re still processing the stadiums.

Beginning Date 12th January, 2019
Ending Date 3rd February, 2019
Qualifying Round June, 2017 – November, 2018
Hosting Country Cameroon
Participants 16 teams
Hosting venue TBA (Host Cities TBA)

Qualified teams

The following teams qualified for the tournament. Only Cameroon has qualified for the 2019 AFCON yet. The Indomitable Lions out powered the Egyptians in the final of the 2017 AFCON  to claim their fifth AFCON title.

Team Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA ranking
at start of event
Cameroon Hosts 20 September 2014 19th 2017 Winners (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)

AFCON 2019 Qualifier Draw & Group seeds

African Cup of Nations 2019 Qualifying Schedule

 

A: Sudan, Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome/Madagascar

B: Cameroon, Comoros/Mauritius, Morocco, Malawi

C: Mali, Djibouti/South Sudan, Gabon, Burundi
B: Cameroon, Comoros/Mauritius, Morocco, Malawi

D: Algeria, The Gambia, Togo, Benin

E: Nigeria, Seychelles, South Africa, Libya

F: Ghana, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone

G: DR Congo, Liberia, Congo, Zimbabwe

H: Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Guinea, Central African Republic

I: Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Angola, Botswana

J: Tunisia, Swaziland, Egypt, Niger

K: Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau

L: Cape Verde, Lesotho, Uganda, Tanzania

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