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Thursday, October 1

Sports in Africa

Africa Cup Of Nations 2019 – Meet The Teams
Football Africa, Sports in Africa

Africa Cup Of Nations 2019 – Meet The Teams

Qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals wrapped up this weekend with best twenty four teams booking their place at the continental showpiece in Egypt. AFCON 2019 is scheduled to kickoff on Friday 21st June and end 28 days later on Friday 19th July. True to Africa, it's been a nonlinear path to this point. Rescheduling, readjustments that turn everything on all axes and beautiful stories that restore faith in humanity are all part of the gravy of expressive African football coming your way soon. There have been disappointments too - Pierre-Emerie Aubameyang's Gabon missing out and 2012 winners Zambia's elimination come to mind. It wouldn't be African if our chiefs failed to meddle. And flex they did as big (wo)men in Sierra Leone continued the continent's age old tra...