AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Ethiopia drawn in Group F with Ghana, Kenya & Sierra Leone

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Libreville, GabonEthiopia is drawn in Group F qualifier for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) which will be held in Cameroon.

The qualifying draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations has pitted several former champions against one another.

Cameroon, who qualify automatically as hosts, are in Group B alongside 1976 champions Morocco, Malawi and either Comoros or Mauritius.

Record seven-time winners Egypt will meet North African rivals Tunisia, who won in 2004, in Group J.

Meanwhile, two-time winners Nigeria will face 1996 Nations Cup winners South Africa in Group E.

DRAW

Preliminary round

Sao Tome e Principe v Madagascar
Comoros v Mauritius
Djibouti v South Sudan

Note: home and away matches to be played between Mar 20-28 and overall winners qualify for group phase

Group A: Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Sudan, Sao Tome or Madagascar

Group B : Cameroon, Morocco, Malawi, Comoros or Mauritius

Group C : Mali, Gabon, Burundi, Djibouti or South Sudan

Group D : Algeria, Togo, Benin, Gambia

Group E : Nigeria, South Africa, Libya, Seychelles

Group F : Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sierra Leone

Group G : Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Zimbabwe, Liberia

Group H: Ivory Coast, Guinea, Central African Republic, Rwanda

Group I: Burkina Faso, Angola, Botswana, Mauritania

Group J: Tunisia, Egypt, Niger, Swaziland

Group K: Zambia, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Namibia

Group L: Cape Verde, Uganda, Tanzania, Lesotho

NOTES

— Group winners and best three runners-up qualify for tournament with hosts Cameroon

— Cameroon will compete in Group B and points awarded in their matches. If Cameroon win group, the runners-up will qualify; if they finish runners-up, the winners will qualify; if they finish third or fourth, the winners will qualify and the runners-up will compete for one of the three additional places

MATCHDAYS

2017
June 5-13

2018
Mar 19-27, Sept 3-11 (two), Oct 8-16, Nov 5-13

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