|The Blacks Stars of Ghana have been drawn in Group F alongside Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in the 2019 African Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt from June 21-July 19, 2019.
There will be 24 teams in this year’s edition of the AFCON tournament.
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The draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals was officially conducted on Friday night with some exciting matches to look forward to.
Group A: Egypt, DR Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Group B: Nigeria, Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi
Group C: Senegal, Algeria, Kenya, Tanzania
Group D: Morocco, Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa,, Namibia
Group E: Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Angola
Group F: Cameroon, Ghana, Benin, Guinea Bissau
The opening match will be between host Egypt and Zimbabwe on the 21st of June, 2019.
Pot 1 comprised of hosts Egypt, defending champions Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
South Africa, Uganda, Benin, Mauritania, Madagascar and Kenya made up Pot 3, while Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinea Bissau, Angola, Tanzania and Burundi are the teams in Pot 4.
A team from each of the pots were drawn into each of the six groups for the tournament.
Ghana are hoping to win the AFCON for the first time since 1982.