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2019 AFCON Draw: Know How Teams Are Seeded, Time And Where It Will Take Place

With just 70days remaining to the 32nd African Cup of Nations finals in Egypt, the draw ceremony is set to take place Friday, 12th April 2019.

The draw is billed to take place at Cairo, Egypt behind the famous Giza Pyramids from 6 pm GMT (7 pm Nigeria time).


The Africa Cup of Nations which is the biggest football competition on the continent will hold 21st June – 19th July 2019, in six venues: Cairo International Stadium; Borg El-Arab Stadium, Alexandria; Suez Stadium; Air Defence Stadium; Ismailia Stadium and; Al Salam Stadium.

Meanwhile, the 32nd AFCON which will be hosted by the seven times African champion will feature 24 teams for the first time which will be the biggest Africa Cup of Nations finals in the history of the competition

A total of 14 countries, of the 54 member –nations of CAF, have won the AFCON trophy, namely: Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo, Cote d’Ivoire Algeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Africa, Tunisia, Morocco, Congo-Brazzaville and Zambia.

Six other countries have reached the final without ever winning it: Mali, Burkina Faso, Uganda, Guinea, Libya, and Senegal.

How Team Are Seeded For AFCON 2019 Draw
Pot 1: Egypt, Cameroon, Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco

Pot 2: DR Congo, Ghana, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Algeria

Pot 3: South Africa, Uganda, Benin Republic, Mauritania, Madagascar, Kenya

Pot 4: Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinea Bissau, Angola, Tanzania, Burundi

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