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12 teams book their CAN tickets, including 5 Arab teams for the first time

In the first group, Senegal and Madagascar qualified, while Morocco advanced from Group B alongside Cameroon.


12 National teams have made their way to the CAF Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2019, in addition to the host team Cameroon. The competition will be held in June next year after the fifth round of the qualifiers concludes.

In the first group, Senegal and Madagascar qualified, while Morocco advanced from Group B alongside Cameroon.

Mali managed to qualify from Group C after beating Gabon 0-1, while Nigeria qualified from Group E after a draw with South Africa 1-1.

Our national team, as well as Tunisia, have also confirmed their participation from the 10th Group.

Algeria also qualified from Group D, after the huge win over Togo 4-1, while Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire qualified from the eighth group.

The CAN 2019 will see five Arab teams for the first time, after Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Mauritania, qualified following the fifth round of the qualifying round and before the sixth round and final round to be held on 22 November.

Tunisia qualified for the 19th time in its history, after ranking first in its 10th Group where the Egyptian National team ranked second and qualified for the 24th time in its history.

The Moroccan team, which reached the finals for the 17th time in its history, ranked first in Group B following the fifth round. Algeria reached the final stage for the 18th time ranking first in Group D. The Mauritanians reached the finals for the first time in their history after finishing first in Group Nine.

Mauritania won their first CAN seat from the ninth group after beating Botswana 1-2, making it the fifth Arab team to qualify, in addition to Uganda team from the twelfth group.

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