The battle for the African Cup of Nations champions is getting tougher by the day. This article will highlight the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers and the current standings at group stages.
Which Groups Qualified for the African Cup of Nations 2022?
Here is the list of AFCON groups and countries that won the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers 2022.
|Group A||Cameroon, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde|
|Group B||Malawi, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Guinea|
|Group C||Morocco, Ghana, Gabon, Comoros|
|Group D||Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Guinea-Bissau|
|Group E||Equatorial Guinea, Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone|
|Group F||Gambia, Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania|
African Cup of Nations Schedule
- Groups Stage: From January 9th – 20th, 2022
- Round of 16: From January 23rd – 26th, 2022
- Quarter-finals: From January 29th – 30th, 2022
- Semi-finals: From February 2nd– 3rd, 2022
- Third place and final match: February 6th, 2022
How Do African Cup of Nation Qualifiers Work?
The AFCON starts after the end of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, where 24 teams are drawn into six groups, each group consisting of four teams. There are 52 teams that participated in the AFCON qualifiers.
The tournament will begin in the AFCON groups stage, which is played in a round-robin format.
The top two teams in each group, alongside the teams in the third and fourth ranking, will progress in the round of 16.
The winners of the round of 16 will advance to the quarter-finals, and the winners of the quarter-finals then advance to the semi-finals.
The semi-final losers will play to secure the third position in the Africa Cup of Nation while the semi-final winners contest for the ultimate AFCON champions.
AFCON Qualifiers FAQs
The next Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers is scheduled to take place in June – July 2023. This will be the AFCON’s 34 edition and is scheduled to be hosted by Ivory Coast.
You can watch the AFCON 2021 qualifiers at top Ghanaian sportsbooks that have the live stream option. Top recommendable betting sites include Betway and BetBoro.
Betway Ghana – This is the best sportsbook for AFCON live streaming since they also offer impressive odds on live events. The odds are updated in real-time to help you settle for a valuable market. Although the site features many live sporting events, you are sure to find some AFCON matches, especially during the quarter finals, semi-finals, and final matches.
BetBoro – Top betting site for HD and smooth streams for AFCON qualifiers matches. BetBoro features numerous betting markets, and their odds are competitive. The live stream option allows you to follow the match live and take advantage of any rising opportunity. BetBoro also offers additional add-ons such as virtual statistics to enhance your live betting.
Other reliable betting platforms where you can live bet on your favorite team include PremierBet and Mybet. These too offer competitive odds and cashout options or live bets.
Yes. The Black Stars are among the qualified teams for the African Cup of Nations tournament. This AFCON qualifier result marks the 9th time the country has qualified for the prestigious tournament. The Black Stars will be competing in the same AFCON group with Morocco, Gabon, and Comoros.
There are a total of 24 teams that have qualified for AFCON 2022, among them being Ghana, Algeria (2019 winners), Senegal (2019 runner-up), Egypt, South Africa, and Ethiopia, just to mention a few. Cameroon, who has won 5 AFCON titles, got an automatic qualification since they will be hosting the tournament.