Round up of CAF qualifiers
The next Africa Cup of Nations is just around the corner, with the kickoff happening in Cameroon on the 15th of June 2019. The 2019 events will be the first time in the Championship’s history that 24 teams will be competing to lift the title.
The host country Cameroon gains automatic entry to the finals in 2019. There was speculation about Cameroon’s ability to host the event with so many teams playing but all doubts were cast aside when Confederation of African Football (CAF) put their seal of approval on the event.
This year’s qualifiers round is almost coming to an end. The qualifier round is made out of 12 groups containing four teams each. The qualifier round is going into match day 5 out of 6 in November. At this stage Zambia is sitting at the bottom of Group K. In Chipolopolo’s group are Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau and Namibia. Guinea-Bissau is leading the pack with 7 points. The boys have their work cut out for them and newly appointed coach Sven Vandenbroeck is well aware of what needs to be done to reach the finals.
In the last game the coach announced an unchanged squad and will be working towards their next game on the 18th of November at Estádio do Zimpeto in the capital of Mozambique.
At the top of their group in group E, the Super Eagles is leading with nine points and South Africa is sitting in second. Uganda is sitting comfortably on the number one spot in their Group L with ten points. In group J Tunisia has 12 points with Egypt sitting on nine points. It will be an interesting couple of games coming up in November.
Betway Zambia football betting gives you all the updates of local and international games that is coming up this season. They offer betting on the CAF qualifiers and the finals in Cameroon in 2019. Zambians will be watching Chipolopolo closely and hoping that their team can reach the finals.
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