Super Eagles To Know AFCON 2019 Foes April 12

Super Eagles To Know AFCON 2019 Foes April 12

Three-time champions Nigeria will know their group opponents of the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals on April 12 when CAF stages the draw, reports Completesports.com.

The draw ceremony which will take place in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, will see the 24 qualified teams drawn into six groups of four teams each, with the two top –placed teams in each group, alongside the best four third-placed teams, progressing to the Round of 16.

The Emergency Committee of the Confederation African Football also confirmed after a meeting that the Total Africa Cup of Nations – EGYPT 2019, will be hold from Friday, June 21st to Friday, July 19th, 2019.

Egypt 2019 will be the first 24 –team Africa Cup of Nations in history, with matches scheduled to be played in eight venues between 21st June and 19th July.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are already through to the tournament ahead of the final round of the qualifying matches scheduled for late March 2019. 

Gernot Rohr’s men host Seychelles in their final group game at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on  March 23 in what is purely a dead rubber exercise.  

Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations at home in 1980, and on away ground in Tunisia in 1994 and in South Africa in 2013.


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  • darey 8 months ago

    cannot wait…..my prediction is NIGERIA
    ALGERIA
    MADAGASCAR
    KENYA

     
  • Kelvin 8 months ago

    The Emergency Committee of the Confederation African Football also confirmed after a meeting that the Total Africa Cup of Nations – EGYPT 2019, will be held from Friday, June 21st to Friday, July 19th, 2019.

     
  • Abah-fada 8 months ago

    My prediction, Naija, Cameroon, Uganda and Tunisia .

    If that happens, it will be the group of death I supposed.

     
  • Igbekun Abo 8 months ago

    Me go like see Niger for group wey include Egypt, Senegal and Guinea. Na then you go know whether Ganat Row Genet Rain Garnet Rohr, Abi within be that guy name sef, na im u go know whether him be original coach or ogogoro gaffer.

     
  • Igbekun Abo 8 months ago

    Me I go prefer group wey include Egypt, Senegal and Guinea.

    Na dat go show me weda Ganat Row,Genat Rice, Genot Robe, Ganja Rope abi wetin be the name of that our coach sef – ehen Gernot Rohr. Na dat time I go know weda Gernot Rohr na correct coach or just ogogoro gaffer.