Gabon on Wednesday emerged as the hosts of the next African Nations Cup finals in 2017.
The Central African Nation beat rival bids from Algeria and Ghana in a vote by the Confederation of African Football’s executive committee at a meeting in Cairo.
Gabon replaces war-torn Libya, who withdrew last year as 2017 hosts because of the civil conflict raging in the country.
DRAWS FOR AFCON 2017 qualifiers
Group A: Tunisia, Togo, Liberia, Djibouti
Group B : DRC, Angola, CAR, Madagascar
Group C : Mali, Eq. Guinea, Benin, South Sudan
Group D : Burkina Faso, Uganda, Botswana, Comoros
Group E : Zambia, Congo, Kenya, Guinea Bissau.
Group F : Cape Verde, Morocco, Libya, Sao Tome
Group G : Nigeria, Egypt, Tanzania, Chad
Group H: Ghana, Mozambique, Rwanda, Mauritius.
Group I : Cote d’Ivoire, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Gabon
Group J : Algeria, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Seychelles
Group K : Senegal, Niger, Nambia, Burundi
Group L : Guinea, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Swaziland
GROUP M : Cameroon, South Africa, Gambia and Mauritania
.That concludes the DRAW for AFCON2017 Qualifying.
The group winners and two best second placed teams join hosts Gabon for FINALS
[CAF] Gabon to host 2017 African Nations Cup