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OFFICIAL: Ghana not seeded for 2019 AFCON draw

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Ghana were not seeded for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw to be held in Cairo (Egypt) on Friday.

Contrary to earlier reports, the Black Stars finds themselves in pot 2 hence likely to face stiffer oppositions at the Group stage.


The four-time Africa Champions are in the same pot with Cote d’ Ivoire, Algeria, DR Congo, Guinea and Mali.

Pot 1 which will be the seeded teams consist of host Egypt, defending Champions Cameroon, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia and Morocco.

South Africa, Uganda, Benin, Mauritania, Madagascar and Kenya make up pot 3 with pot 4, obviously the low ranked teams in Africa having Zimbabawe, Angola, Namibia Guinea Bissau, Tanzania and Burundi.


The seedings according to CAF was done based on the various rankings of the teams.