Egypt handed easy draw in 2021 AFCON qualifiers

Ahram Online , Thursday 18 Jul 2019

Egypt's Mohamed Salah (Reuters)

Egypt have been paired with Kenya, Togo, Comoros Island in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers during the draw conducted at the CAF headquarters in Cairo on Thursday.

While Togo and Comoros Island couldn't reach the 2019 Nations Cup, Kenya made the trip to Egypt but couldn't go farther then the groupstage.

The preliminary round of the qualifiers will be played in October 2019 while the group stage will kick off in November and will end on November 2020.

The top two team from each group qualify for the finals except Group F, where Cameroon automatically qualify as hosts with highest placed of other three teams.


Full draw

Group A
Mali, Guinea, Namibia, Liberia/Chad

Group B
Uganda, Malawi, Burkina Faso, South Sudan/Seychelles

Group C
South Africa, Sudan, Ghana, Mauritius/Sao Tome

Group D
Gabon, Angola, DR Congo, Djibouti/Gambia

Group E
Mauritania, Central African Republic, Morocco, Burundi

Group F
Mozambique, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Rwanda

Group G
Egypt, Kenya, Togo, Comoros Island

Group H
Zimbabwe, Zambia, Algeria, Botswana

Group I
Guinea Bissau, Congo, Senegal, Eswatini

Group J
Tanzania, Libya, Tunis, Equatorial Guinea

Group K
Madagascar, Niger, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia

Group L
Sierra Leone, Benin, Nigeria, Lesotho

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