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2019 Africa Cup Of Nations Fixtures, Groups, Schedule

Africa Cup Of Nations Fixtures
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Before I show you the 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations fixtures, I hope you know that for the first time, the tournament will feature 24 teams who will all compete for glory in Egypt. The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are the current African Champions which makes them the defending champs.

Egypt will stage the competition from June 21 until July 19 and a total of six venues across four cities is being used, with three stadia in Cairo and one each in Alexandria, Suez and Ismailia.

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The African Cup of Nations final and the opening match will be hosted by the 74,100-capacity Cairo International Stadium.

Cameroon were initially selected as hosts but were stripped of the duty in November by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

Now let’s see the African Cup of Nations teams.

2019 Africa Cup Of Nations Fixtures, Groups, Schedule: Teams

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

See all the Premier League stars are involved:

Mo Salah, Mane, Naby Keita, Wilfried Zaha, Serge Aurier, Riyad Mahrez, Alex Iwobi, Victor Wanyama, Idrissa Gueye.

2019 Africa Cup Of Nations Fixtures, Groups, Schedule: Format

Teams have been drawn into six groups of four and will face each group opponent once.

The top two countries are guaranteed places in the knockout stages, while the four best third-place teams will also progress. The competition will be held in Europe’s summer for the first time.

2019 Africa Cup Of Nations Groups

The top two teams from each AFCON group will go through to the knockout stages, together with the top four third-placed teams.

Group A

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Uganda 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Egypt 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Zimbabwe 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group B

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Nigeria 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Guinea 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Madagascar 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Burundi 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group C

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Senegal 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Algeria 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Kenya 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Tanzania 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group D

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Morocco 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Ivory Coast 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Namibia 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group E

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Mali 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Mauritania 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Angola 0 0 0 0 0 0

Group F

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Ghana 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Benin 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Guinea-Bissau 0 0 0 0 0 0

Let me now delve into the Nations Cup fixtures.

Africa Cup Of Nations Fixtures: Schedule

Group stages: June 21-July 2

June 21: Egypt v Zimbabwe

June 22: DR Congo v Uganda, Nigeria v Burundi, Guinea v Madagascar

June 23: Morocco v Namibia, Senegal v Tanzania, Algeria v Kenya

June 24: Ivory Coast v South Africa, Tunisia v Angola, Mali v Mauritania

June 25: Cameroon v Guinea-Bissau, Ghana v Bennin

June 26: Nigeria v Guinea, Uganda v Zimbabwe, Egypt v DR Congo

June 27: Madagascar v Burundi, Senegal v Algeria, Kenya v Tanzania

June 28: Tunisia v Mali, Morocco v Ivory Coast, South Africa v Namibia

June 29: Mauritania v Angola, Cameroon vs Ghana, Benin vs Guinea-Bissau

June 30: Burundi vs Guinea, Madagascar v Nigeria, Uganda v Egypt, Zimbabwe v DR Congo

July 1: South Africa v Morocco, Namibia v Ivory Coast, Tanzania v Algeria, Kenya v Senegal

July 2: Benin v Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau v Ghana, Angola v Mali, Mauritania v Tunisia

July 5-8: Round of 16

July 10-11: Quarter-finals

July 14: Semi-finals

July 17: Third-place play-off

July 19: Final

SEE ALSO: AFCON 2021 – Could CAF’s Choice Be Biased?

Who do you see lifting the famous trophy?

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