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Uganda's opponents in 2019 AFCON qualifiers

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Added 13th January 2017 06:57 AM

The Cranes will face Tanzania, Lesotho and Cape Verde in Group L.

Uganda's opponents in 2019 AFCON qualifiers

Uganda Cranes coach Micho Sredojevich issues instructions to players during training. (Credit: Stephen Mayamba)

The Cranes will face Tanzania, Lesotho and Cape Verde in Group L.

Uganda has been grouped with neighbours Tanzania, Lesotho and Cape Verde for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying competition.

Here are the details from the draw made in Libreville Thursday:

Preliminary round

Sao Tome e Principe v Madagascar

Comoros v Mauritius

Djibouti v South Sudan

Note: home and away matches to be played between Mar 20-28 and overall winners qualify for group phase

Group A

Senegal, Equatorial Guinea, Sudan, Sao Tome or Madagascar

Group B

Cameroon, Morocco, Malawi, Comoros or Mauritius

Group C

Mali, Gabon, Burundi, Djibouti or South Sudan

Group D

Algeria, Togo, Benin, Gambia

Group E

Nigeria, South Africa, Libya, Seychelles

Group F

Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sierra Leone

Group G

Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Zimbabwe, Liberia

Group H

Ivory Coast, Guinea, Central African Republic, Rwanda

Group I

Burkina Faso, Angola, Botswana, Mauritania

Group J

Tunisia, Egypt, Niger, Swaziland

Group K

Zambia, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Namibia

Group L

Cape Verde, Uganda, Tanzania, Lesotho

Note: Group winners and best three runners-up qualify for tournament with hosts Cameroon

Cameroon will compete in Group B and points awarded in matches they play. If Cameroon win group, the runners-up will qualify; if they finish runners-up, the winners will qualify; if they finish third or fourth, the winners will qualify and the runners-up will compete for one of the three additional places

Matchdays

2017

June 5-13

2018

Mar 19-27, Sept 3-11 (two), Oct 8-16, Nov 5-13

 

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