African Cup of Nations 2019 Predictions
The 32nd African Cup of Nations Predictions kicks off on June 21st. The 2019 tournament is being held in Egypt. The total of four cities – the capital of Cairo, Suarez, Alexandria and Ismailia host the epic battles as African finest sides fight for glory. The highly-anticipated final is to be held on July 14th at the Cairo International Stadium.
This competition enjoys widespread popularity and is widely expected to bring plenty of excitement. Furthermore, the African Cup of Nations results are bound to see the opulence of high-value betting opportunities. The biannual competition’s most successful team is this year’s host. Egypt boasts seven AFCON titles, whereas Cameroon is the defending champion. The Indomitable Lions are expected to have a tough time defending their title though. The hosts will have high hopes heading into the tournament and will hope that African Cup of Nations results go their way to the very end. Led by the Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, the Pharaohs have been installed as firm favourites to lift the title. The Egyptian King is coming off from a highly prolific season and is the one to watch at the tournament. He scored 39 goals in 62 games for his national team and there is no doubt the nation’s hopes will be resting upon his shoulders.
With plenty of mesmerizing matches ahead of us, the African Cup of Nations 2019 highlights will be hitting the headlines over the following period. This competition traditionally generates plenty of attention and this year is likely to be no different.
African Cup of Nations Groups
The 2019 AFCON brings a notable distinction to the competition format. This is the first time 24 teams will compete for the coveted title. Up until now, there would usually be 16 teams involved in the finals.
The participants have been pitted in six African Cup of Nations groups:
- Group A: Egypt, D.R. Congo, Zimbabwe and Uganda
- Group B: Nigeria, Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi;
- Group C: Senegal, Algeria, Tanzania and Kenya;
- Group D: Morocco, Ivory Coast, South Africa and Namibia ;
- Group E: Tunisia, Mauritania, Angola and Mali ;
- Group F: Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea Bissau and Benin ;
The total of 16 African Cup of Nations teams will go forth into the elimination stage. Four best third-placed sides will be joining the top two teams in the next stage of the competition. This year will see three African countries make their respective debuts at the tournament. Mauritania, Burundi and Madagascar will be making their AFCON bow in Egypt.
The Mighty Tips experts have made it their task to keep you informed about all the latest African Cup of Nations team news. They also aim to bring you high-value betting tips and correct score predictions. Our match previews will keep you company throughout the competition so make sure to stay with us for the duration of the tournament.
African Cup of Nations Odds
This year’s competition is bound to bring plenty of high-value betting opportunities. The Mighty Tips football experts made it their mission to help you handpick high-value betting tips and suggestion. Therefore, right here you can find the best African Cup of Nations odds.
The home nation has been installed as the top favourite to win the tournament. The Pharaohs are available at the odds of 9/2, whereas Senegal and Nigeria follow with 6/1 and 8/1, respectively. Our team took a deep dive into all available African Cup of Nations odds 2019 to make sure you can compare all betting possibilities and find matches that offer the highest odds for you to benefit from.
African Cup of Nations Betting
In addition to all the traditional African Cup of Nations betting options, the eagerly-awaited competition will bring plenty of other valuable opportunities. Liverpool Champions League winner Mo Salah will be the main favourite to pick up the Top Goalscorer’s award.
Aside from the tournament hosts, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal are expected to be the competition’s dark horses. All of these teams will command the African Cup of Nations odds which Mighty Tips readers will be timely informed about through our match previews and predictions.
African Cup of Nations Matches
No. To avoid clashing with FIFA World Cup, in 2013 AFCON organizers had decided to schedule the championship only in odd-numbered years.
Egypt holds the most tiles amongst the participating countries. Cameroon is close second.
AFCON 2021 is scheduled to take place between January 9 and February 6 in Cameroon.
The schedule will be somewhat slow for the first half of 2020. The next qualification games for AFCON will take place in March 2020, and then the rounds will pick up the pace in the second half of the year.