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Afcon 2021 Qualifiers: Kenya in Group G with record winners Egypt

20:49 GMT+3 18/07/2019
Johanna Omollo Ayub Timbe and Victor Wanyama of Kenya and Harambee Stars.
Kenya will have to face Egypt, Togo and Comoros Islands as they contest for a place in the 2021 Afcon tournament

Harambee Stars will face current Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt in Group G of the qualifiers for the 2021 event.

Other opponents for Kenya in the group are Togo and the Comoros Islands. The qualification ties will be staged from October 7 and will end in November 2020.

The tournament will be held in Cameroon and will also see 24 teams battle for the title since Confederation of African Football (Caf) expanded the number of teams from 16.

Kenya participated in the 2019 competition but got eliminated in the group stage after losing two matches to the eventual finalists Algeria and Senegal.

Harambee Stars at least won a game in the competition, against neighbours Tanzania.

 

Full Draw:

Group A: Mali, Guinea, Namibia, Liberia/Chad
 
Group B: Burkina Faso, Uganda, Malawi, South Sudan/Seychelles
 
Group C: GhanaSouth Africa, Sudan, Mauritius/Sao Tome Principe
 
Group D: Congo DR, Gabon, Angola, Djibouti/Gambia, 
 
Group E: Morocco, Central Africa, Burundi, Mauritania
 
Group F: , Cameroon, Mozambique, Rwanda, Cape Verde 
 
Group G: Egypt, Kenya, Togo, Comoros Islands, 
 
Group H: Algeria, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, 
 
Group I:  Senegal, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini
 
Group J: Tunisia, Libya, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea, 
 
Group K:  Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopa, Niger, Madagascar
 
Group L: Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Benin, Lesotho