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16 AFCON 2015 teams confirmed

2014-11-20 08:40
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Cape Town - Egypt and defending champions Nigeria are the two big names who failed to qualify for the 2015 African Cup of Nations.

On a tense final matchday across the continent, Ebola-ravaged Guinea joined Ivory Coast, Mali and Ghana in qualifying for AFCON 2015, but defending champions Nigeria crashed out.

Nigeria failed to beat Bafana Bafana to ensure their ticket to the continental showpiece which will be held in Equatorial Guinea from January 17 until February 8, 2015. 

The 16 participating teams have now been confirmed as follows:

Hosts: Equatorial Guinea

Group A: Bafana Bafana (winners), Congo (runners-up)
Group B: Algeria, Mali
Group C: Gabon, Burkina Faso
Group D: Cameroon, Ivory Coast
Group E: Ghana, Guinea
Group F: Cape Verde, Zambia
Group G: Tunisia, Senegal

Best third place qualifier: DR Congo

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