The 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be taking place this year on 21 June 2019 July hosted by Egypt. After Cameroon was stripped of the right to host the tournament by CAF, due to stadium construction delays, terrorist attacks by Boko Haram and the Anglophone Crisis.
The Cameroon national football team did manage to make through qualifiers and will still represent the country despite being stripped hosting. South Africa also managed to qualify to make it there first major tournament since the 2015 AFCON were they only got as far as the group stages.
There will be 24 teams competing to be the best footballing team in Africa, countries qualified for the 2019 AFCON: