AFCON 2021 qualifiers: Kenya in Pot 2 ahead of draw

AFCON 2021 qualifiers: Kenya in Pot 2 ahead of draw, Fred Kennedy
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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Kenya has been pooled in Pot 2 ahead of 2021 African Cup of Nations qualification draw scheduled for Thursday, July 18, in Cairo, Egypt.

The teams have been pooled in five pots, with teams in pot five set to face off in four playoff matches with the victorious four teams joining pot four before the qualifiers commence.

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Top seeded teams include Algeria, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Morocco, DR Congo and Tunisia.

Kenya's Pot 2 has Benin, Cape Verde, Congo, Gabon Guinea, Libya, Mauritania, Niger, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia.

The group toppers and runners-up will earn automatic qualification for the AFCON finals, with hosts Cameroon guaranteed a place.

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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.

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