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Chipolopolo unseeded for AFCON 2021 qualifiers

Former African Champions Zambia have been placed in Pot 2 for the Cameroon 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The Southern Africa powerhouse, who have missed the last two editions of the AFCON, will be hoping to make it for the finals in 2021.

From Pot 2, Zambia will not face Guinea, South Africa, Cape Verde, Uganda, Benin, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Mauritania, Niger, Kenya and Libya.

The top-seeded countries are Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Cameroon (hosts), Egypt, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ivory Coast and Algeria

Pot 1: Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Cameroon (hosts), Egypt, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ivory Coast, Algeria

Pot 2: Guinea, South Africa, Cape Verde, Uganda, Zambia, Benin, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Mauritania, Niger, Kenya, Libya

Pot 3: Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Angola, Malawi, Togo, Sudan, Tanzania

Pot 4: Burundi, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea, eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia and four preliminary-round winners

Pot 5: Liberia, Mauritius, Gambia, South Sudan, Chad, Sao Tome e Principe, Seychelles, Djibouti

Did not enter: Eritrea, Somalia

Qualifying Process

Stage 1: The eight pot 5 teams will be drawn into four pairings and the winners of the two-leg ties advance to stage 2 as part of pot 4

Stage 2: There will be 12 groups comprised of one team from pots 1-4 and the section winners and runners-up qualify for the finals. Hosts Cameroon is guaranteed a place so only one other team qualify from their group.

 

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5 Comments to Chipolopolo unseeded for AFCON 2021 qualifiers

  1. abram says:

    FAZ should work up we need a qualified coach for this qualifications we dont want to miss this afcon.

  2. abram says:

    I wish to meet Mali, Central African Republic & equatorial Guinea in 2021 afcon qualifiers.

  3. First we need to put our house in order.Kamanga should know that Zambia should among the top seeded teams in Africa.let’s get a coach who understands our football not taking chances.no Zambian coach should be given this task.look at Nyarenda and Others useless coach who couldn’t read the geme

  4. We should first put our house in order.Zambia should be top seeded team in Africa but for Kamanga we are down to pot2. We need a quality coach who understands Zambian football.We have quality players but selection is always a problem.No Zambian coach should be given this task.period.

  5. Daniel says:

    Madagascar will soon overtake zambia because of shoody administrators at football house

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