Africa Cup of Nations Qualification
The 2015 AFCON qualifying campaign sees 51 nations battle it out. The qualifying rounds (Preliminary, First round & Second round) takes place from April to August, 2014. The group stage has six Matchdays, starting on 5 September 2014 and ending on 19 November 2014. There are seven groups with the top two teams from each group securing automatic qualification. The best-ranked side among the seven third-placed teams joins the other 14 countries.
The 15 qualified teams get tickets to compete against hosts Morocco at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations between January 17th and February 8th, 2015.
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16 Players to Watch at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
Every two years, Africa's best soccer players leave take a three-week hiatus from their club teams to compete in the Cup of Nations. While their club managers may loathe the tournament, it's a great chance to see the continent's premier players all in ...
Africa Cup of Nations 2015 group-by-group preview
The Guardian (blog)
The teams who tend to do well in the Africa Cup of Nations are those with well-established methods, invigorating spirit and players with proven understandings and, for that reason, Burkina Faso are a reasonable tip to go far. ... The result could go a ...
Africa Cup of Nations Preview, TV Schedule and Predictions
World Soccer Talk
After previous winners Nigeria were knocked out in the qualifying round, a new champion is set to be crowned this year. Here's a look at the teams involved who have a serious shot of lifting the trophy come the conclusion of the final on February 8 in ...
Africa Cup of Nations 2015: Schedule and how to watch on Day 3
Day three, the day we've all be waiting for, the day we get our first glimpse of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Group of Death. Group C takes to the pitch today, pitting Senegal against Ghana in the first match, before South Africa take on favorites ...
Afcon 2015: Guinea through, Mali out after drawing of lots
Guinea have reached the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals at the expense of Mali after the drawing of lots. ... It is the first time lots have decided a team's qualification in the tournament since 1988, when Algeria profited at Ivory Coast's ...
Gulf nations want Australia out of Asia - AFC chief
The Socceroos have reached the last two World Cup finals through Asian qualifying, while the Arabian Gulf, which had one team in soccer's showpiece event from 1990 to 2006, was not represented in South Africa or Brazil. Qatar host the World Cup in 2022 ...
Tunisia, Congo draw 1-1, both into African Cup quarters
DR Congo's Loteteka Jeremy Bokila, left, celebrates with teammate Diedonnei Mbokani after scoring a goal during their African Cup of Nations Group B soccer match against Tunisia in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Themba Hadebe AP ...
Tunisia, Congo through to quarters at African Cup
"The most important thing is ... they qualified, we qualified," Tunisia coach Georges Leekens said. "We are both happy. Both coaches happy. Life can be good. Enjoy it." Congo will face Republic of Congo in Bata, while Tunisia is set to play host ...
Algeria qualify for Afcon quarter-finals
Malabo - Algeria scored early and late Tuesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations with a 2-0 victory over Senegal. Riyad Karim Mahrez gave the top-ranked team in Africa the lead in the 11th minute and Nabil Bentaleb added ...