2019 Africa Cup of Nations Groups
Friday Apr 12, 2019. 22:14
Welcome to our coverage of the draw for the 2019 AFCON finals, which are being held in Cairo, Egypt.
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‚ Mauritania‚ Madagascar‚ Kenya
Pot 4: Zimbabwe‚ Namibia‚ Guinea-Bissau‚ Angola‚ Tanzania‚ Burundi
21h30 – Moroccan legend Mustapha Hadji, Ivory Coast star Yaya Toure, former Senegal star El Hadji Diouf and Egyptian football icon Hassan Hassan will conduct the draw.
21h45 – Tournament hosts, Egypt have been drawn with Zimbabwe and Uganda in Group A thus far.
21h50 – Group A has been completed by DR Congo, who will make their fourth successive appearance in the finals.
21h55 – Group B consists of Nigeria, Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi.
22h00 – Former AFCON champions Alegria are in Group C alongside Senegal, Kenya and Tanzania.
22h05 – Group D is considered to be the Group of Death as it contains former AFCON champions Morocco, South Africa and Ivory Coast. They are joined by Namibia.
22h07 – North African giants Tunisia have been pitted against Mali, Mauritania and Angola in Group E.
22h10 – Lastly, reigning AFCON champions Cameroon find themselves in Group F alongside Ghana, Benin and Guinea-Bissau.
22h15 – The 24-team tournament will be held between June 21 to July 19 in Egypt.