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Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 Draw Live

Good evening and welcome to our live coverage of the draw for the Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 live from Cairo.

-The draw has started and you can watch it live by clicking on the link below….

-Joseph Antoine Bell is in the house…

El Hadj Diouf is in the building…..

18:10: A reminder of the various pots

Pot 1: Egypt, Cameroon, Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco

Pot 2: DR Congo, Ghana, Mali, Cote d’ivoire,  Guinea,  Algeria

Pot 3: South Africa, Uganda, Benin, Mauritania, Madagascar, Kenya

Pot 4: Zimbabwe, Namibia, Guinee Bissau, Angola, Tanzania, Burundi

18;03: Mauritania will be participating at the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time. This is the man behind that achievement: Corentin Martins who is in Cairo with us today

18:00: Senegal coach Aliou Cisse is in the house. He knows a thing or two about the competition. The former defender reached the final of the competition in 2002 where the Teranga Lions lost to the Indomitable Lions on penalties.

17:59: The stage is set as the draw awaits us

17:58: Where are you watching us from the continent right now?

17:55: Cameroon is highly represented at the event with two former captains, Rigobert Song and Joseph Antoine Bell in the building. FIFA President Gianni Infantino is equally in Cairo.

17:53:Two-time African Player of the year, Senegal’s El Hadji is also part of tonight’s party. Will he get his nation the lucky draw?

17:51: Morocco’s asssistant coach and former striker Moustapha Hadji will also have the task of drawing the balls

17:49: Alongside him, Ahmed Hassan, record holder of the number of caps with Egypt (184), will proudly represent the host country.

17:47: Caf has selected a group of ex African football stars to conduct the draw amongst them 2015 Afcon winner and   four-time winner of the CAF African Player of the Year award, Ivory Coast’s Yaya Touré.

17:44: Caf revealed the composition of the various pots for the draw yesterday. You can read the full story by clicking on the link here:

17;42: The competition will be played this year for the first time with 24 teams in a new-look format.

17:40: In under thirty minutes we are going to find out the various groups for Africa Cup of Nations that takes place in Egypt in June.

Published on 28.04.2020

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