DRAW PROCEDURE FINALIZED, POTS REVEALED

The CAF Executive Committee at its meeting on Thursday, 11 April 2019, in Cairo, Egypt approved the draw procedure for the tournament of the Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019. The procedure was proposed by the Organising Committee for the Africa Cup of Nations at its meeting 24-hours earlier.

The pots and seedings of the 24 qualified teams  was decided based on the latest FIFA World rankings (released 4 April 2019), which is globally accepted and portrays a true reflection of the state of the qualified teams.

 

Below is the latest official FIFA ranking published on 4 April 2019:
Ranking.        FIFA ranking .            Countries
7                  54                              Cameroon
8                  57                               Egypt
1                  23                              Senegal
2                  28                               Tunisia
3                  42                               Nigeria
4.                 45                              Morocco
5 .                46.                              DR Congo
6                  49                                Ghana
9                  65                                 Mali
10                65                           Côte d’Ivoire
11                68.                              Guinea
12 .              70                               Algeria
13                73                          South Africa
14                79                              Uganda
15                91 .                               Benin
16               103                          Mauritania
17 .             107                         Madagascar
18               108                              Kenya
19 .             110                          Zimbabwe
20               113                             Namibia
21               118                       Guinea Bissau
22.              122.                             Angola
23               131                             Tanzania
24               136.                              Burundi

Based on the rankings, the established pots

are as follows

POT 1     EGYPT CAMEROONSENEGAL

TUNISIA NIGERIA MOROCCO

 

POT 2   DR CONGO GHANA MALI COTE

D’IVOIRE GUINEA ALGERIA

 

POT 3 SOUTH AFRICA UGANDABENIN

MAURITANIA MADAGASCAR KENYA

 

POT 4 ZIMBABWE NAMIBIA GUINEA

BISSAU ANGOLA TANZANIA BURUNDI

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According to the Article 73.1 of the regulations of the competitionThe organizing country (Egypt) shall be the head of group A.

The holder of the trophy (Cameroon) will be the head of one of the five other groups in addition to 4 other head of groups determined in accordance to the ranking.

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The build-up for #TotalAFCON2019 is on. A one-day workshop for coaches of the qualified teams is underway in Cairo, Egypt #TotalAFCON2019.

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