The 2022 AFCON fixtures, and groups have been confirmed as the tournament kicks off in Cameroon, MySportDab reports.
The last tournament was won by Algeria who are looking to make it back to back from their 2019 victory.
Nigeria will also be looking to make it a 4th for them with them winning the title just 3 times in it’s history as they finished 3rd last time.
All participating Nations are set to go on in the tournament despite the challenges faced with their players respective club who were refusing to release them.
Nigeria is one amongst the top country hit with so much blow as most of their key players won’t be making with them to this year AFCON. Fans did not have to wait long before the 2022 AFCON Fixtures were announced and confirmed by CAF.
So much is expected to go down as we are expecting to get a new winner or see Algeria carry on with their impressive run to make another title in their cabinet.
2022 AFCON Groups
GROUP A: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Cape Verde, Cameroon
GROUP B: Guinea, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Malawi
GROUP C: Ghana, Comoros, Gabon, Morocco
GROUP D: Nigeria, Sudan, Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau
GROUP E: Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Algeria, Equatorial Guinea
GROUP F: Gambia, Tunisia, Mauritania, Mali
Two countries will progress from the group stages which will see them proceed from there to the knockout phase.
2022 AFCON FIXTURES GROUP STAGES
MATCHDAY 1 (Jan 9th)
Cameroon Vs Burkina Faso, Kick-off: 4pm
Ethiopia Vs Cape Verde, Kick-off: 7pm
MATCHDAY 2 (Jan 10th)
Senegal Vs Zimbabwe, Kick-off: 1pm
Guinea Vs Malawi. Kick-offs: 4pm
Morocco Vs Ghana
Comoros Vs Gabon, Kick-off: 7pm
MATCHDAY 3 (Jan 11th)
Algeria Vs Sierra Leone, Kick-off: 1pm
Nigeria Vs Egypt, Kick-off: 4pm
Sudan Vs Guinea Bissau, Kick-off: 7pm
MATCHDAY 4 (Jan 12th)
Mauritania Vs Gambia, Kick-off: 4pm
Tunisia Vs Mali, Kick-off: 1pm
Equatorial Guinea Vs Ivory Coast, Kick-off: 7pm
MATCHDAY 5 (Jan 13th)
Cape Verde Vs Burkina Faso, Kick-off: 7pm
Cameroon Vs Ethiopia, Kick-off: 4pm
MATCHDAY 6 (Jan 14th)
Senegal Vs Guinea, Kick-off: 1pm
Gabon Vs Ghana, Kick-off: 7pm
Morocco Vs Comoros, Kick-off: 4pm
Malawi Vs Zimbabwe, Kick-off: 4pm
MATCHDAY 7 (Jan 15th)
Guinea Bissau Vs Egypt, Kick-off: 7pm
Nigeria Vs Sudan, Kick-off: 4pm
MATCHDAY 8 (Jan 16th)
Gambia Vs Mali, Kick-off: 1pm
Tunisia Vs Mauritania, Kick-off: 4pm
Ivory Coast Vs Sierra Leone, Kick-off: 4pm
Algeria Vs Equitoria Guinea, Kick-off: 7pm
MATCHDAY 9 (Jan 17th)
Burkina Faso Vs Ethiopia, Kick-offs: 4pm
Cape Verde Vs Cameroon
MATCHDAY 10 (Jan 18th)
Malawi Vs Senegal, Kick-offs: 4pm
Zimbabwe Vs Guinea
Gabon Vs Morocco, Kick-offs: 7pm
Ghana Vs Comoros
MATCHDAY 11 (Jan 19th)
Egypt Vs Sudan, Kick-offs: 7pm
Guinea Bissau Vs Nigeria
MATCHDAY 12 (Jan 20th)
Ivory Coast Vs Algeria, Kick-offs: 4pm
Sierra Leone Vs Equatorial Guinea
Gambia Vs Tunisia, Kick-offs: 7pm
Mali Vs Mauritania
This is the complete 2022 AFCON fixtures, MySportDab will keep you updated throughout the tournament.