2019 AFCON Draw: Know How Teams Are Seeded, Time And Where It Will Take Place
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group B against Madagascar, Burundi and Guinea for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

The draw for the 32nd edition of Africa’s biggest football competition was conducted on Friday evening at the foot of the famous pyramids in front of the Sphinx, Egypt.

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It is seemingly an easy draw for Gernot Rohr’s men.

The tournament will take place in six venues: Cairo International Stadium; Borg El-Arab Stadium, Alexandria; Suez Stadium; Air Defence Stadium; Ismailia Stadium and; Al Salam Stadium in Egypt between 21st June – 19th July 2019.

Egypt, as hosts, will kick off the event against Zimbabwe on 21 June. The tourney ends on July 19.

Group F in the 24-team tournament brings together heavyweights in Cameroon – who won their fifth continental crown last time and were originally set to host the competition – and four-time winners Ghana. Benin and Guinea-Bissau complete the group.

Group D contains three former champions, with top seed Morocco matched against Ivory Coast and South Africa, as well as Namibia.

Senegal, the only one of the six top seeds never to have won the event, will face a former champion Algeria as well as the East African pair of Kenya and Tanzania in Group C.