[CAF] Gabon to host 2017 African Nations Cup

[CAF] Gabon to host 2017 African Nations Cup

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

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