Africa Cup of Nations Qualification
FIFA Region
CAF
Season
2022
Location
Africa
Abbreviation
AFNCUPQ

Summary

The 2022 CAF African Cup of Nations Qualifying (AFNCUPQ) started 9 October 2019 and ends 21 March 2021. 52 CAF member countries entered into this tournament. Only Eritrea and Somalia did not enter this tournament. Tournament seeds were based on the 2019 AFNCUPQ Seeding.

This tournament applies the typical "WIN" = 3pts, "DRAW" = 1 pt to determine table positions. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head goal difference, (2) head-to-head goals scored, (3) head-to-head away goals scored, (4) in-group goal difference, (5) in-group goals scored, (6) in-group away goals scored, then (7) a drawing.

Due to COVID-19, the 2021 AFNCUPQ was moved to 2022. Qualifying started 9 October 2021.

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Competition Structure

Stage# TeamsNew Teams Entering This RoundTeams From Previous RoundFormat
Preliminary Round88 CAF teams ranked 45th to 52nd (Chad, Djibouti, Gambia, Liberia, Mauritius, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, South Sudan) 4 sets of Home/Away matches, highest aggregate goals advances to the Group Stage
Group4844 CAF teams ranked 1st to 44th4 winners from Preliminary Round12 groups of 4 with Home/Away matches against each team in group, the 1st and 2nd place team in each group advances to the 2020 Africa Cup of Nations (AFNCUP)

Group Stage

 Group ALeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Mali 64 -1-113-104632 -1-0762432 -0-16422
2Guinea 63 -2-111-85333 -0-0940430 -2-1245-1
3Namibia 63 -0-39-87132 -0-1654131 -0-23330
4Chad 60 -1-51-212-1030 -1-2116-530 -0-3016-5
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Namibia 21 ChadSam Nujoma Stadium
14.11.19Mali 22 GuineaStade du 26 Mars
17.11.19Chad 02 MaliStade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya
 Guinea 20 NamibiaStade du 28 Septembre
11.11.20Guinea 10 ChadStade du 28 Septembre
13.11.20Mali 10 NamibiaStade du 26 Mars
15.11.20Chad 11 GuineaStade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya
17.11.20Namibia 12 MaliSam Nujoma Stadium
24.03.21Chad 03 NamibiaStade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya
 Namibia advances by walkover (3-0) 
 Guinea 10 MaliStade du 28 Septembre
28.03.21Namibia 21 GuineaSam Nujoma Stadium
 Mali 30 ChadStade du 26 Mars
 Mali wins 3-0 by walkover 
 Group BLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Burkina Faso 63 -3-012-62432 -1-0741331 -2-05211
2Malawi 63 -1-210-45-132 -1-0720231 -0-2325-3
3Uganda 62 -2-28-32132 -1-0730330 -1-2102-2
4South Sudan 61 -0-53-26-431 -0-2323-130 -0-3003-3
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Malawi 10 South SudanKamuzu Stadium
 Burkina Faso 00 UgandaStade du 4-Août
17.11.19Uganda 20 MalawiMandela National Stadium
 South Sudan 12 Burkina FasoKhartoum Stadium
12.11.20Uganda 10 South SudanSt. Mary's Stadium (Kitende)
 Burkina Faso 31 MalawiStade du 4-Août
16.11.20Malawi 00 Burkina FasoKamuzu Stadium
 South Sudan 10 UgandaNyayo National Stadium
24.03.21Uganda 00 Burkina FasoSt Mary's Stadium (Kitende)
 South Sudan 01 MalawiAl-Hilal Stadium
29.03.21Malawi 10 UgandaKamuzu Stadium
 Burkina Faso 10 South SudanStade du 4-Août
 Group CLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Ghana 64 -1-113-93633 -0-0971631 -1-14220
2Sudan 64 -0-212-93633 -0-0970731 -0-2323-1
3South Africa 63 -1-210-87132 -1-0741331 -0-2346-2
4São Tomé e Principe 60 -0-60-316-1330 -0-3027-530 -0-3019-8
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Sudan 40 São Tomé e PrincipeAl-Hilal Stadium
14.11.19Ghana 20 South AfricaCape Coast Sports Stadium
17.11.19South Africa 10 SudanOrlando Stadium
18.11.19São Tomé e Principe 01 GhanaEstádio Nacional 12 de Julho
12.11.20Ghana 20 SudanCape Coast Sports Stadium
13.11.20South Africa 20 São Tomé e PrincipeFNB Stadium (Soccer City)
16.11.20São Tomé e Principe 24 South AfricaNelson Mandela Bay Stadium
17.11.20Sudan 10 GhanaAl-Hilal Stadium
24.03.21São Tomé e Principe 02 SudanEstádio Nacional 12 de Julho
25.03.21South Africa 11 GhanaFNB Stadium (Soccer City)
28.03.21Sudan 20 South AfricaAl-Hilal Stadium
 Ghana 31 São Tomé e PrincipeCape Coast Sports Stadium
 Group DLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Gambia 63 -1-210-97232 -1-0753231 -0-23440
2Gabon 63 -1-210-86233 -0-0972530 -1-2114-3
3Congo DR 62 -3-19-45-131 -2-0510131 -1-1435-2
4Angola 61 -1-44-47-331 -0-2334-130 -1-2113-2
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Angola 13 GambiaEstádio 11 de Novembro
14.11.19Congo DR 00 GabonStade des Martyrs
17.11.19Gabon 21 AngolaStade de Franceville
18.11.19Gambia 22 Congo DRIndependence Stadium (Bakau)
12.11.20Gabon 21 GambiaStade de Franceville
14.11.20Congo DR 00 AngolaStade des Martyrs
16.11.20Gambia 21 GabonIndependence Stadium (Bakau)
17.11.20Angola 01 Congo DREstádio 11 de Novembro
25.03.21Gabon 30 Congo DRStade de Franceville
 Gambia 10 AngolaIndependence Stadium (Bakau)
29.03.21Angola 20 GabonEstádio 11 de Novembro
 Congo DR 10 GambiaStade des Martyrs
 Group ELeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Morocco 64 -2-014-101932 -1-0751432 -1-07505
2Mauritania 62 -3-19-54131 -2-0531231 -1-1423-1
3Burundi 61 -2-35-610-431 -1-1456-130 -1-2114-3
4Central African Republic 61 -1-44-511-631 -0-2323-130 -1-2138-5
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Central African Republic 20 BurundiStade Barthélemy Boganda
15.11.19Morocco 00 MauritaniaStade Prince Moulay Abdallah
19.11.19Burundi 03 MoroccoStade Intwar
 Mauritania 20 Central African RepublicStade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya
11.11.20Mauritania 11 BurundiStade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya
13.11.20Morocco 41 Central African RepublicStade Mohamed V
15.11.20Burundi 31 MauritaniaStade Intwari
17.11.20Central African Republic 02 MoroccoStade de la Réunification
26.03.21Burundi 22 Central African RepublicStade Intwari
 Mauritania 00 MoroccoStade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya
30.03.21Central African Republic 01 MauritaniaStade Barthélemy Boganda
 Morocco 10 BurundiStade Prince Moulay Abdallah
 Group FLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Cameroon 63 -2-111-84431 -2-0541332 -0-16431
2Cape Verde Islands 62 -4-010-63331 -2-0553231 -2-05101
3Rwanda 61 -3-26-13-231 -1-1411030 -2-1202-2
4Mozambique 61 -1-44-510-531 -0-2323-130 -1-2137-4
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Cameroon 00 Cape Verde IslandsStade Ahmadou Ahidjo
14.11.19Mozambique 20 RwandaEstádio do Zimpeto
17.11.19Rwanda 01 CameroonStade Régional de Nyamirambo
18.11.19Cape Verde Islands 22 MozambiqueEstádio Nacional de Cabo Verde
12.11.20Cameroon 41 MozambiqueStade de la Réunification
 Cape Verde Islands 00 RwandaEstádio Nacional de Cabo Verde
16.11.20Mozambique 02 CameroonEstádio do Zimpeto
17.11.20Rwanda 00 Cape Verde IslandsStade Régional de Nyamirambo
24.03.21Rwanda 10 MozambiqueStade Régional de Nyamirambo
26.03.21Cape Verde Islands 31 CameroonEstádio Nacional de Cabo Verde
30.03.21Cameroon 00 RwandaStade Omnisport de Douala
 Mozambique 01 Cape Verde IslandsEstádio do Zimpeto
 Group GLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Egypt 63 -3-012-103732 -1-0761531 -2-05422
2Comoros 62 -3-19-46-231 -2-0521131 -1-1425-3
3Kenya 61 -4-17-77030 -3-0333031 -1-14440
4Togo 60 -2-42-38-530 -0-3026-430 -2-1212-1
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
14.11.19Togo 01 ComorosStade de Kégué
 Egypt 11 KenyaBorg El Arab Stadium
18.11.19Comoros 00 EgyptStade omnisports de Malouzini
 Kenya 11 TogoMoi International Sports Centre
11.11.20Kenya 11 ComorosMoi International Sports Centre
14.11.20Egypt 10 TogoCairo International Stadium
15.11.20Comoros 21 KenyaStade omnisports de Malouzini
17.11.20Togo 13 EgyptStade de Kégué
25.03.21Comoros 00 TogoStade Omnisports de Malouzini
 Kenya 11 EgyptMoi International Sports Centre
29.03.21Egypt 40 ComorosCairo International Stadium
 Togo 12 KenyaStade de Kégué
 Group HLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Algeria 64 -2-014-1961333 -0-091311231 -2-05651
2Zimbabwe 62 -2-28-68-230 -2-1224-232 -0-16440
3Zambia 62 -1-37-812-431 -1-1466031 -0-2326-4
4Botswana 61 -1-44-29-731 -0-2312-130 -1-2117-6
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
14.11.19Algeria 50 ZambiaStade Mustapha Tchaker
15.11.19Zimbabwe 00 BotswanaNational Sports Stadium (Harare)
18.11.19Botswana 01 AlgeriaBotswana National Stadium
19.11.19Zambia 12 ZimbabweNational Heroes Stadium
12.11.20Zambia 21 BotswanaNational Heroes Stadium
 Algeria 31 ZimbabweStade 5 Juillet 1962
16.11.20Zimbabwe 22 AlgeriaNational Sports Stadium (Harare)
 Botswana 10 ZambiaFrancistown Stadium
25.03.21Botswana 01 ZimbabweFrancistown Stadium
 Zambia 33 AlgeriaNational Heroes Stadium
29.03.21Zimbabwe 02 ZambiaNational Sports Stadium (Harare)
 Algeria 50 BotswanaStade Mustapha Tchaker
 Group ILeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Senegal 64 -2-014-102832 -1-0751432 -1-07514
2Guinea-Bissau 63 -0-39-97232 -0-1661531 -0-2336-3
3Congo 62 -2-28-55032 -1-0750530 -1-2105-5
4Eswatini 60 -2-42-313-1030 -1-2127-530 -1-2116-5
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Guinea-Bissau 30 EswatiniEstádio Nacional 24 de Setembro
 Senegal 20 CongoStade Lat Dior
17.11.19Eswatini 14 SenegalMavuso Sports Centre
 Congo 30 Guinea-BissauStade Alphonse Massamba-Débat
11.11.20Senegal 20 Guinea-BissauStade Lat Dior
12.11.20Congo 20 EswatiniStade Alphonse Massamba-Débat
15.11.20Guinea-Bissau 01 SenegalEstádio Nacional 24 de Setembro
16.11.20Eswatini 00 CongoMavuso Sports Centre
26.03.21Eswatini 13 Guinea-BissauMavuso Sports Centre
 Congo 00 SenegalStade Alphonse Massamba-Débat
30.03.21Senegal 11 EswatiniStade Lat Dior
 Guinea-Bissau 30 CongoEstádio Nacional 24 de Setembro
 Group JLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Tunisia 65 -1-016-145933 -0-0972532 -1-07734
2Equatorial Guinea 63 -0-39-77032 -0-1621131 -0-2356-1
3Tanzania 62 -1-37-56-132 -1-0742230 -0-3014-3
4Libya 61 -0-53-715-831 -0-2369-330 -0-3016-5
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
15.11.19Tanzania 21 Equatorial GuineaBenjamin Mkapa National Stadium
 Tunisia 41 LibyaStade Olympique de Radès
19.11.19Equatorial Guinea 01 TunisiaNuevo Estadio de Malabo
 Libya 21 TanzaniaStade Mustapha Ben Jannet
11.11.20Libya 23 Equatorial GuineaAll Ahly WE Al Salam Stadium
13.11.20Tunisia 10 TanzaniaStade Olympique de Radès
15.11.20Equatorial Guinea 10 LibyaEstadio de Bata
17.11.20Tanzania 11 TunisiaBenjamin Mkapa National Stadium
25.03.21Libya 25 TunisiaMartyrs of February Stadium
 Equatorial Guinea 10 TanzaniaNuevo Estadio de Malabo
28.03.21Tunisia 21 Equatorial GuineaStade Olympique de Radès
 Tanzania 10 LibyaBenjamin Mkapa National Stadium
 Group KLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Côte d'Ivoire 64 -1-113-115633 -0-0962431 -1-14532
2Ethiopia 63 -0-39-106433 -0-0991830 -0-3015-4
3Madagascar 62 -2-28-99031 -2-0521131 -0-2378-1
4Niger 61 -1-44-313-1031 -0-2339-630 -1-2104-4
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
16.11.19Madagascar 10 EthiopiaMahamasina Municipal Stadium
 Côte d'Ivoire 10 NigerStade Félix Houphouët-Boigny
19.11.19Ethiopia 21 Côte d'IvoireBahir Dar Stadium
 Niger 26 MadagascarGénéral Seyni Kountché Stadion
12.11.20Côte d'Ivoire 21 MadagascarStade Olympique Alassane Ouattara
13.11.20Niger 10 EthiopiaGénéral Seyni Kountché Stadion
17.11.20Madagascar 11 Côte d'IvoireStade de Barikadimy
 Ethiopia 30 NigerBahir Dar Stadium
24.03.21Ethiopia 40 MadagascarBahir Dar Stadium
26.03.21Niger 03 Côte d'IvoireGénéral Seyni Kountché Stadion
30.03.21Côte d'Ivoire 31 EthiopiaStade Olympique Alassane Ouattara
 Madagascar 00 NigerStade de Barikadimy
 Group LLeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Nigeria 64 -2-014-147732 -1-0795432 -1-07523
2Benin 52 -1-27-33032 -0-1621120 -1-1112-1
3Sierra Leone 50 -4-14-56-120 -2-0211030 -2-1245-1
4Lesotho 60 -3-33-39-630 -2-1224-230 -1-2115-4
2022 AFNCUP
DateHome Status RoadVenue
13.11.19Sierra Leone 11 LesothoBrookfields National Stadium
 Nigeria 21 BeninAkwa Ibom Stadium
17.11.19Benin 10 Sierra LeoneStade Charles de Gaulle (Porto-Novo)
 Lesotho 24 NigeriaSetsoto Stadium
13.11.20Nigeria 44 Sierra LeoneSamuel Ogbemudia Stadium
14.11.20Benin 10 LesothoStade Charles de Gaulle (Porto-Novo)
17.11.20Lesotho 00 BeninSetsoto Stadium
 Sierra Leone 00 NigeriaBrookfields National Stadium
27.03.21Lesotho 00 Sierra LeoneSetsoto Stadium
 Benin 01 NigeriaStade Charles de Gaulle (Porto-Novo)
30.03.21Nigeria 30 LesothoTeslim Balogun Stadium
 Sierra Leone PSPD BeninBrookfields National Stadium

Preliminary Round

DateHome Status RoadVenue
AggregateMauritius  25 São Tomé e Principe  
09.10.19Mauritius 13 São Tomé e PrincipeStade Anjalay
13.10.19São Tomé e Principe 21 MauritiusEstádio Nacional 12 de Julho
AggregateSouth Sudan  31 Seychelles  
09.10.19South Sudan 21 SeychellesStade de Al-Merrikh
13.10.19Seychelles 01 South SudanStade Linité
AggregateDjibouti  22 Gambia  
09.10.19Djibouti 11 GambiaStade du Ville
13.10.19Gambia 11 DjiboutiIndependence Stadium (Bakau)
 Gambia advances on PKs (3-2) 
AggregateLiberia  11 Chad  
09.10.19Liberia 10 ChadSamuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex
13.10.19Chad 10 LiberiaStade Omnisports Idriss Mahamat Ouya
 Chad advances on PKs (5-4)