Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Fixtures: Full Schedule, Match Dates & Teams
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations popular known as Afcon begin in Egypt with 24 teams will battle for the African football’s biggest title. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the complete Africa Cup of Nations 2019 fixtures and match schedule. The competition to take place from 21 June to 19 July 2019 and for the first time, Africa Cup of Nations expanded from 16 to 24 teams.
The star player and Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah who helped the Liverpool to win the UEFA Champions League and the team will be hoping same in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019. Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nation is the 32nd edition of the tournament is now all set for the main fixture.
Which country will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations?
Initially, Cameroon was supposed to host the tournament but due to delays in the delivery of infrastructure, the Confederation of African Football decided to give hosting to Egypt.
Egypt will host the tournament for the fifth time and they are also the most successful with seven titles. This year, Cameroon is the defending champion who won the tournament in Gabon beating Egypt 2-1 in the final.
What teams qualify for 2019?
Total twenty-four teams will play in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019, last season sixteen were part of the competition.
All the teams were divided into four Pool – A, b, C and D. The top two teams of each group and the best four third-placed teams will advance to the round of 16.
|Pot 1||Pot 2||Pot 3||Pot 4|
| DR Congo
| South Africa
What are the venues of Africa Cup of Nations 2019?
The six venues who are selected to host the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 are Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, 30 June Stadium in Cairo, Alexandria Stadium in Alexandria, Suez Stadium in Suez, Ismailia Stadium in Ismailia and Al Masry Club Stadium in Port Said.
Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Fixtures: Full Schedule, Match Dates
All the 32 teams in the Afcon 2019 are placed in the six groups of four teams each. The tournament will be held from June 21 to July 19 across six venues after the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2019.
Africa Cup of Nations Group A Fixtures
|June 22||Egypt vs Zimbabwe||10pm||Cairo International Stadium|
|June 22||DR Congo vs Uganda||3:30pm||Cairo International Stadium|
|June 26||Egypt vs DR Congo||9pm||Cairo International Stadium|
|June 26||Uganda vs Zimbabwe||6pm||Cairo International Stadium|
|June 30||Uganda vs Egypt||8pm||Cairo International Stadium|
|June 30||Zimbabwe vs DR Congo||8pm||30 June Stadium|
Africa Cup of Nations Group B Fixtures
|June 22||Nigeria vs Burundi||6pm||Alexandria Stadium|
|June 22||Guinea vs Madagascar||9pm||Alexandria Stadium|
|June 26||Nigeria vs Guinea||3:30pm||Alexandria Stadium|
|June 27||Madagascar vs Burundi||3:30pm||Alexandria Stadium|
|June 30||Madagascar vs Nigeria||5pm||Alexandria Stadium|
|June 30||Burundi vs Guinea||5pm||Al Salam Stadium|
Africa Cup of Nations Group C Fixtures
|June 23||Senegal vs Tanzania||6pm||30 June Stadium|
|June 23||Algeria vs Kenya||9pm||30 June Stadium|
|June 27||Senegal vs Algeria||6pm||30 June Stadium|
|June 27||Kenya vs Tanzania||9pm||30 June Stadium|
|July 1||Kenya vs Senegal||8pm||30 June Stadium|
|July 1||Tanzania vs Algeria||8pm||Al Salam Stadium|
Africa Cup of Nations Group D Fixtures
|June 23||Morocco vs Namibia||3:30pm||Al Salam Stadium|
|June 24||Ivory Coast vs South Africa||3:30pm||Al Salam Stadium|
|June 28||Morocco vs Ivory Coast||6pm||Al Salam Stadium|
|June 28||South Africa vs Namibia||9pm||Al Salam Stadium|
|July 1||South Africa vs Morcoco||5pm||Al Salam Stadium|
|July 1||Namibia vs Ivory Coast||5pm||Cairo International Stadium|
Africa Cup of Nations Group E Fixtures
|June 24||Tunisia vs Angola||6pm||Suez Stadium|
|June 24||Mali vs Mauritania||9pm||Suez Stadium|
|June 28||Tunisia vs Mali||3:30pm||Suez Stadium|
|June 29||Mauritania vs Angola||3:30pm||Suez Stadium|
|July 2||Mauritania vs Tunisia||8pm||Suez Stadium|
|July 2||Angola vs Mali||8pm||Ismailia Stadium|
Africa Cup of Nations Group F Fixtures
|June 25||Cameroon vs Guinea-Bissau||6pm||Ismailia Stadium|
|June 25||Ghana vs Benin||9pm||Ismailia Stadium|
|June 29||Cameroon vs Ghana||6pm||Ismailia Stadium|
|June 29||Benin vs Guinea-Bissau||9pm||Ismailia Stadium|
|July 2||Benin vs Cameroon||5pm||Ismailia Stadium|
|July 2||Guinea-Bissau vs Ghana||5pm||Suez Stadium|