Africa Cup of Nations
FIFA Region
CAF
Season
2019
Location
Africa
Abbreviation
AFNCUP

Summary

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFNCUP) will be held in the Egypt from 21 June 2019 to 19 July 2019. A total of 24 national teams from FIFA's CAF region qualified for this tournament. This tournament is held in odd-numbered years to avoid conflicting with the FIFA World Cup.

At the end of the Group Stage, table ranking ties will be broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goal difference, (3) head-to-head goals scored, (4) in-group goal difference, (5) in group goals scored, then (6) a drawing.

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Competition Structure

Stage# TeamsNew Teams Entering This RoundTeams From Previous RoundFormat
Group241st and 2nd place teams from each of the 12 groups from the 3rd Round of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying 6 groups of 4 with 1 match against each team in group
Round of 1616None6 Group winners, 6 Group runners-up, 4 Group 3rd place teams with most pointsKnockout matches
Quarterfinals8None8 winners from Round of 16Knockout matches
Semifinals4None4 winners from QuarterfinalsKnockout matches
Final2None2 winners from SemifinalsKnockout match

Final

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 19 Jul 2019
 Senegal 01 AlgeriaCairo International Stadium

3rd Place Final

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Wed - 17 Jul 2019
 Tunisia 01 NigeriaAl Salam Stadium

Semifinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Sun - 14 Jul 2019
 Senegal 10 Tunisia30 June Air Defence Stadium
 Algeria 21 NigeriaCairo International Stadium

Quarterfinals

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Wed - 10 Jul 2019
 Senegal 10 Benin30 June Air Defence Stadium
 Nigeria 21 South AfricaCairo International Stadium
Thu - 11 Jul 2019
 Côte d'Ivoire 11 AlgeriaSuez Stadium
 Algeria advances on PKs (4-3). 
 Madagascar 03 TunisiaAl Salam Stadium

Round of 16

DateHome Status RoadVenue
Fri - 5 Jul 2019
 Morocco 11 BeninAl Salam Stadium
 Benin advances on PKs (4-1). 
 Uganda 01 SenegalCairo International Stadium
Sat - 6 Jul 2019
 Nigeria 32 CameroonAlexandria Stadium
 Egypt 01 South AfricaCairo International Stadium
Sun - 7 Jul 2019
 Madagascar 22 Congo DRAlexandria Stadium
 Madagascar advances on PKs (4-2). 
 Algeria 30 Guinea30 June Air Defence Stadium
Mon - 8 Jul 2019
 Mali 01 Côte d'IvoireSuez Stadium
 Ghana 11 TunisiaIsmaïlia Stadium
 Tunisia advances on PKs (5-4). 

Group Stage

 Group ALeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Egypt 33 -0-09-50522 -0-0630311 -0-03202
2Uganda 31 -1-14-33020 -1-1113-211 -0-03202
3Congo DR 31 -0-23-44010 -0-1002-221 -0-13422
4Zimbabwe 30 -1-21-16-510 -0-1004-420 -1-1112-1
Round of 16
Possible Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
21.06.19Egypt 10 ZimbabweCairo International Stadium
22.06.19Congo DR 02 UgandaCairo International Stadium
26.06.19Uganda 11 ZimbabweCairo International Stadium
 Egypt 20 Congo DRCairo International Stadium
30.06.19Uganda 02 EgyptCairo International Stadium
 Zimbabwe 04 Congo DR30 June Air Defence Stadium
 Group BLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Madagascar 32 -1-07-52322 -0-0630310 -1-01220
2Nigeria 32 -0-16-22022 -0-0620210 -0-1002-2
3Guinea 31 -1-14-43110 -1-0122021 -0-13211
4Burundi 30 -0-30-04-410 -0-1002-220 -0-2002-2
Round of 16
Possible Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
22.06.19Nigeria 10 BurundiAlexandria Stadium
 Guinea 22 MadagascarAlexandria Stadium
26.06.19Nigeria 10 GuineaAlexandria Stadium
27.06.19Madagascar 10 BurundiAlexandria Stadium
30.06.19Madagascar 20 NigeriaAlexandria Stadium
 Burundi 02 GuineaAl Salam Stadium
 Group CLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Algeria 33 -0-09-60611 -0-0320222 -0-06404
2Senegal 32 -0-16-51421 -0-1321111 -0-03303
3Kenya 31 -0-23-37-421 -0-1335-210 -0-1002-2
4Tanzania 30 -0-30-28-610 -0-1003-320 -0-2025-3
Round of 16
Possible Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
23.06.19Senegal 20 Tanzania30 June Air Defence Stadium
 Algeria 20 Kenya30 June Air Defence Stadium
27.06.19Senegal 01 Algeria30 June Air Defence Stadium
 Kenya 32 Tanzania30 June Air Defence Stadium
01.07.19Kenya 03 Senegal30 June Air Defence Stadium
 Tanzania 03 AlgeriaAl Salam Stadium
 Group DLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Morocco 33 -0-09-30322 -0-0620211 -0-03101
2Côte d'Ivoire 32 -0-16-52311 -0-0310121 -0-13422
3South Africa 31 -0-23-12-121 -0-1311010 -0-1001-1
4Namibia 30 -0-30-16-510 -0-1014-320 -0-2002-2
Round of 16
Possible Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
23.06.19Morocco 10 NamibiaAl Salam Stadium
24.06.19Côte d'Ivoire 10 South AfricaAl Salam Stadium
28.06.19Morocco 10 Côte d'IvoireAl Salam Stadium
 South Africa 10 NamibiaAl Salam Stadium
01.07.19South Africa 01 MoroccoAl Salam Stadium
 Namibia 14 Côte d'Ivoire30 June Air Defence Stadium
 Group ELeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Mali 21 -1-04-52311 -0-0341310 -1-01110
2Tunisia 20 -2-02-22020 -2-0222000 -0-00000
3Angola 20 -2-02-11000 -0-0000020 -2-02110
4Mauritania 20 -1-11-14-310 -1-0100010 -0-1014-3
Round of 16
Possible Round of 16
DateHome Status RoadVenue
24.06.19Tunisia 11 AngolaSuez Stadium
 Mali 41 MauritaniaSuez Stadium
28.06.19Tunisia 11 MaliSuez Stadium
29.06.19Mauritania 00 AngolaSuez Stadium
02.07.19Mauritania 00 TunisiaSuez Stadium
 Angola 01 MaliIsmaïlia Stadium
DateHome Status RoadVenue
25.06.19Cameroon 20 Guinea-BissauIsmaïlia Stadium
 Ghana 22 BeninIsmaïlia Stadium
29.06.19Cameroon 00 GhanaIsmaïlia Stadium
 Benin 00 Guinea-BissauIsmaïlia Stadium
02.07.19Benin 00 CameroonIsmaïlia Stadium
 Guinea-Bissau 02 GhanaSuez Stadium