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June 18, 2024

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AFCON 2021: Nigeria and Ghana get tough draws hosts Cameroon get a relatively easier group

 

The draws for AFCON 2021 were taken last evening in the city of Younde Cameroun.

The delayed tournament will be staged between January 9th and February 6th 2022.

Hosts Cameroun have been pitted in group A alongside Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Cape Verde.

Record winners Egypt are in group D against Nigeria, Sudan and Guinea Bissau .

Five main cities were selected as hosts of the tournament, namely Douala and its Japoma Stadium, Yaoundé and its Ahmadou Ahidjo and Olembé Stadiums, Bafoussam and its Kouekong Stadium, Garoua and its Roumdé-Adjia Stadium and finally the Limbe-Buea venue which houses the Limbe Omnisport Stadium.

Road to Final

Group stage: from January 9 to 20, 2022
Round of 16: January 23-26, 2022
Quarter-finals: January 29 and 30, 2022
Semi-finals: February 2 and 3, 2022
Third Place match and Final: February 6, 2022

AFCON groups :

Group A : Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Ethiopie, Cape Verde

Group B : Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinee, Malawi

Group C : Morocco, Ghana, Comoros, Gabon

Group D : Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Guinea-Bissau

Group E : Algeria, Sierra-Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire

Group F : Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Gambia