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Official: Full 2019 AFCON Draw Revealed

The draw for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations took place this evening and here are all confirmed groups, with Khama Billiat's Zimbabwe facing hosts Egypt in the opening game, while Bafana Bafana face some tough opponents.

Click through the gallery to see all six of the 2019 AFCON groups.

On Thursday, CAF had confirmed the draw procedure with all 24 teams ranked according to their latest positions in the FIFA rankings.

On Friday then, the draw took place in Cairo, with hosts Egypt facing Zimbabwe, Uganda and DR Congo in a tricky group, while Bafana were drawn in what some would call the Group of Death alongside Herve Renard's Morocco, two-time winners Ivory Coast and Namibia.

It’s the first tournament to be played with 24 participants, which means the top two from each group as well as the four best third-placed teams will qualify for the round of 16.

Here are all six groups in full:

Group A: Egypt, DR Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Group B: Nigeria, Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi

Group C: Senegal, Algeria, Kenya, Tanzania

Group D: Morocco, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Namibia

Group E: Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Angola

Group F: Cameroon, Ghana, Benin, Guinea-Bissau

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The tournament will kick off on 21 June with Billiat's Zimbabwe facing Mohamed Salah's Egypt, while the final is set to be played on 19 July.

Are you happy with South Africa’s group and which team do you think are the favourites for this year’s tournament? Have your say in the comments section below.


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