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Sports News of Friday, 12 April 2019


AFCON 2019: Ghana to face defending champions Cameroon in Group F

The Black Stars of Ghana have been handed a tricky 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw after being paired with defending champions Cameroon in Group F.

The Black Stars will also play Benin and Guinea Bissau who are the other countries in the Group.

The Black Stars last played Cameroon during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, where Ghana lost 2-0 to the Indomitable Lions in the semifinals.

The Black Stars have not won an AFCON title since 1982 and now they have to negotiate a tricky group before dreaming of reaching the final of the competition.

Host Egypt have been given a relatively easy group after being paired with DR Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in Group A.

Nigeria, who are one of the favourites to win the tournament will play Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi in Group B.

The tournament will start from June 21 to July 19.

Below is the Full list of the Groups

Group A
2.DR Congo
3. Uganda

Group B
2. Guinea
3. Madagasca
4. Burundi

Group C
1. Senegal
2. Algeria
3. Kenya

Group D
1. Morocco
2. Ivory Coast
3. South Africa
4. Namibia

Group E
2. Mali
3. Mauritania
4. Angola

Group F
1. Cameroon
2. Ghana
3. Benin
4. Guinea Bissau

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