Egypt will tackle DR Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations


Hosts Egypt will tackle DR Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Guarding champions Cameroon are in Group F with Ghana, Benin and Guinea-Bissau.

The competition will happen from 21 June to 19 July, which means Europe-based players won’t miss club recreations.

It is the greatest Afcon yet, with 24 groups, and the first to be held in Europe’s late spring as opposed to January or February.

The attract was held beside the pyramids of Giza.

Morocco mentor Herve Renard is hoping to win an extraordinary third Africa Cup of Nations – with a third group. The Atlas Lions are in Group D with one of the past groups he won it with, the Ivory Coast. South Africa and neighboring Namibia complete that gathering.

The main round of the competition will be Egypt – who are probably going to have Liverpool star Mohamed Salah in their group – against Zimbabwe on 21 June at Cairo Stadium.

Two of the three competition debutants – Madagascar and Burundi – are in Group B with Nigeria and Guinea.

The other new group, Mauritania, are in Group E with Tunisia, Mali and Angola.

Senegal and Algeria are close by Kenya and Tanzania, who have just qualified once previously – in 1980 – in Group C.

Two groups from each gathering will go into the last 16, with the four best third-set groups likewise advancing.

Egypt’s associate mentor, Hany Ramzy, said after the draw that the Pharaohs were “agreeable” with their pool.

“We are certain, we are here in our territory with the supporters behind us, so we need to endeavor to achieve the last.”

Discussing the opening diversion against Zimbabwe, positioned in excess of 50 puts underneath them, he recognized that the Warriors will in any case represent a test to the host country.

“Whoever you play against, the opening amusement will be extreme, yet I figure we can win the match,” he said.

“The huge contrast [in quality]between groups isn’t generally there any longer, similar to it was 10 years back in Africa. Presently every group has players who play in Europe so they have the experience to play at an abnormal state.

“Be that as it may, when you need to win a major competition like the Africa Cup you need to win against little and huge groups.”

List of Group

Group A: Egypt, DR Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Group B: Nigeria, Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi

Group C: Senegal, Algeria, Kenya, Tanzania

Garoup D: Morocco, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Namibia

Group E: Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Angola

Group F: Cameroon, Ghana, Benin, Guinea-Bissau


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