LIVE: The African Cup of Nations draw | #AFCON2019

LIVE: The African Cup of Nations draw | #AFCON2019 The draw will take place on Friday, April 12, with the ceremony beginning at 7.30 p.m. Cairo Local time 13.30...
Afcon 2019 Draw
Afcon 2019 Draw

LIVE: The African Cup of Nations draw | #AFCON2019

The draw will take place on Friday, April 12, with the ceremony beginning at 7.30 p.m. Cairo Local time 13.30 ET.

It is set to be held near the Sphinx and the Pyramids, in Giza Egypt.

The competition will kick off on Friday, June 21.

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The teams in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 are:

  • Pot 1:Egypt (hosts), Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast,Tunisia, Senegal
  • Pot 2:Morocco, Nigeria,Algeria,Guinea,Mali, DR Congo
  • Pot 3:Uganda, South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe,Angola,Burundi
  • Pot 4:Mauritania, Namibia,Benin,Kenya,Madagascar,Tanzania

The finals were due to he held in Cameroon, but in January the country was stripped of hosting rights over concerns at the slow pace of preparations.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) moved the tournament to Egypt.

The tournament was eventually pushed back by six days to cater for Ramadan and allow Muslim players time to rest and recover after a month of fasting.

LIVE: The African Cup of Nations draw | #AFCON2019

7.30 p.m. Cairo Local time 13.30 ET.

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