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Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Qualified Teams For Finals

Check out the list of all African football teams qualified for Africa Cup of Nations 2017. The 31st edition of football championship is all set to be held in Gabon with best 16 National African football teams. All teams except host nation Gabon qualified through qualifiers who are now going to play for the title. Don’t forget to see Africa Cup of Nations 2017 live stream. This articles features all 16 teams who have qualified for the championship.

Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Qualified Teams For Finals

Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Qualified Teams
On 8th April 2015, being host nation, Gabon automatically qualified for the finals. Remaining all 15 teams played qualifiers round and made it to the finals. So here are the teams

Team
Qualified As
Qualification Date
Finals
Gabon
Hosts
8 Apr 2015
7th
Morocco
Group F Winners
29 Mar 2016
16th
Algeria
Group J Winners
2 Jun 2016
17th
Cameroon
Group M Winners
3 Jun 2016
18th
Senegal
Group K Winners
4 Jun 2016
14th
Egypt
Group G Winners
4 Jun 2016
23rd
Ghana
Group H Winners
5 Jun 2016
21st
Guinea Bissau
Group E Winners
5 Jun 2016
1st
Zimbabwe
Group L Winners
5 Jun 2016
3rd
Mali
Group C Winners
5 Jun 2016
10th
Ivory coast
Group I Winners
3 Sept 2016
22nd
Uganda
Group D Runners-up
4 Sept 2016
6th
Burkina Faso
Group D Winners
4 Sept 2016
11th
Tunisia
Group A Winners
4 Sept 2016
18th
DR Congo
Group B Winners
4 Sept 2016
18th
Togo
Group A Runners-up
4 Sept 2016
8th

All 16 teams are categorized into four groups having four teams each. Top two teams from each group will qualify for the round of 16 or pre-quarter finals. Out of all African teams, Egypt holds record of playing 22 Africa Cup of nation. This is their 23rd appearance in the finals.

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Guinea Bissau are making debut in Africa Cup of nations as the nation is playing the first ever competition. They qualified as winner of Group E in qualifiers. Winner of AFCON 2017 will qualify for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 football tournament which will be held in Russia.

That’s all about the qualified teams of Africa Cup of Nations 2017. If you found this article helpful, kindly share it with others as they might be searching for it.

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