Previous
Real Madrid
Arsenal
4:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Bayern Munich
AC Milan
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Guadalajara
Atletico Madrid
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next
SenegalSenegal
AlgeriaAlgeria
0
1
FT
Game Details
TunisiaTunisia
NigeriaNigeria
0
1
FT
Game Details
AlgeriaAlgeria
NigeriaNigeria
2
1
FT
Game Details
SenegalSenegal
TunisiaTunisia
1
0
AET
Game Details
ESPN FC  By ESPN

When is the 2019 Afcon: All you need to know

Find out when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations is scheduled to take place, where it is being held, and which 24 nations have qualified.

- AFCON Power Rankings: Who can challenge Egypt?

- The best players in Egypt this summer

- Who is on the plane: Confirmed 23-player rosters

Who are the Afcon holders?

Cameroon. They beat Egypt 2-1 in the final in Libreville, Gabon, in February 2017. Vincent Aboubakar scored an 88th-minute winner.

Who is hosting the Afcon this year?

The finals were due to he held in Cameroon, but in January the country was stripped of hosting rights over concerns at the slow pace of preparations. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) moved the tournament to Egypt.

The tournament was eventually pushed back by six days to cater for Ramadan and allow Muslim players time to rest and recover after a month of fasting.

Who has qualified for the Afcon?

Egypt
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Burundi
Cameroon
DR Congo
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Ivory Coast
Kenya
Madagascar
Mali
Mauritania
Morocco
Namibia
Nigeria
Senegal
South Africa
Tanzania
Tunisia
Uganda
Zimbabwe 

What are the host cities?

There are three stadiums in Cairo: International Stadium, 30 June Stadium and Al Salam Stadium.

Games will also be played in Alexandria, Ismailia and Suez.

Has the group stage draw been made?

Yes, the groups are listed below and the full fixture list can be seen here.

Group A 

Egypt

DR Congo

Uganda,

Zimbabwe

Group B

Nigeria

Guinea

Madagascar

Burundi

Group C

Senegal

Algeria

Kenya

Tanzania

Group D

Morocco

Ivory Coast

South Africa

Namibia

Group E

Tunisia

Mali

Mauritania

Angola

Group F

Cameroon

Ghana

Benin

Guinea-Bissau

When does the Afcon start?

The opening match will feature Egypt vs. Zimbabwe at the Cairo International Stadium on June 21.

Who qualifies from the group stage?

The top two teams, and the four best third-placed sides, advance to the round of 16.

When is the Afcon final?

The final will be held at the Cairo International Stadium on July 19.

MORE:

Africa Cup of Nations index

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.