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.
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.
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
Who do you see lifting the famous trophy?
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