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The CAF Africa Cup of Nations - When does it start? How can I watch it? Key dates

The CAF Africa Cup of Nations - When does it start? How can I watch it? Key dates
By Eurosport

20/06/2019 at 14:49Updated 20/06/2019 at 16:19

All you need to know about the CAF Africa Cup of Nations.

WHERE CAN I WATCH IT?

The tournament will be live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player.

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DATES

The 32nd edition of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Egypt between June 21 to July 19.

KEY DATES

  • Group Stage: 21 June to July 2
  • The round of 16: July 5 to July 8
  • Quarter-finals: July 10 to July 11
  • Semi-finals: July 14
  • Third placed play-off: July 17
  • Final: July 19

THE DRAW

Host nation Egypt have been drawn against DR Congo, Uganda, and Zimbabwe ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Morocco coach Herve Renard, going for an unprecedented AFCON treble with three different teams after winning the tournament with Zambia (2012) and Ivory Coast (2015), sees his side drawn in a 'Group of Death' against South Africa, Ivory Coast and Namibia.

Defending champions Cameroon will face Ghana, Benin and Guinea-Bissau. Elsewhere, Sadio Mane's Senegal take on Algeria, Kenya and Tanzania in Group C.

Group A Group B Group C Group D Group E Group F
Egypt Guinea Senegal Morocco Tunisia Cameroon
DR Congo Nigeria Algeria Cote D’Ivoire Mali Ghana
Uganda Madagascar Kenya South Africa Mauritania Benin
Zimbabwe Burundi Tanzania Namibia Angola Guinea-Bissau

The top two teams in each group, as well as the four best third-placed sides, will qualify for the second round.

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