ESPN selects the pick of the Afcon group-stage clashes, for various diverse reasons, following Friday's draw in Cairo.
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At the 2019 Afcon draw, big guns like Egypt and Nigeria got groups some would consider easy, while Group D are the traditional 'Group of Death'.
Some of the continent's less-heralded sides have made the most of the Africa Cup of Nations' expanded format.
Burundi qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time on Saturday, and they were joined by Cameroon, Guinea Bissau and Namibia.
Egypt will host the 2019 African Nations Cup finals, the Confederation of African Football confirmed after a meeting of their executive committee.
Nigeria defeated Cameroon 4-2 on penalties to reach the Africa Women Cup of Nations final following a goalless draw in Accra on Tuesday.
Cameroon will play Nigeria in the semi-finals of the Africa Women Cup of Nations on Tuesday in a repeat of the 2016 and 2014 finals.
Brazil beat Cameroon 1-0 in a friendly on Tuesday despite losing captain Neymar to injury after seven minutes, as Richarlison's goal made it six win
The Atlas Lions are on the brink of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after securing a 2-0 victory on Friday.
Can four-time defeated AWCON finalists Cameroon finally go one step further in Ghana?
Montpellier defender Ambroise Oyongo has been ruled out of the Cameroon squad to face Morocco in Friday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Hearts midfielder Arnaud Djoum has been named in Cameroon's squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco on November 16.
Cameroon's Franck Kom is set to play a key role for Esperance when they meet Al-Ahly on Friday in the first leg of the CAF Champions League.
Bayern Munich forward Franck Evina has been named in Cameroon's U-23 squad for their upcoming AFCON qualifiers against Chad.
Brazil will play their last friendly of the year against Cameroon in London on Nov. 20, its soccer confederation said on Thursday.
Georges Mandjeck will skipper the Indomitable Lions in Tuesday's meeting with Malawi.
Cameroon will be without stand-in captain Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting when they face Malawi in Blantyre on Tuesday
Cameroon and Egypt both won during an exciting day of Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers across the continent.
The Dutch great picked up his first win as an international coach as the Flames were dispatched 1-0.
CAF President Ahmad Ahmad has revealed that the final decision over Cameroon as host of AFCON 2019 will be made in November.
The Barcelona superstar may have been overlooked for The Best award, but his former teammates believes he still eclipses anyone else.
Clarence Seedorf has named the Switzerland international in his squad to face Malawi next month.
The Indomitable Lions skipper has called time on his international career at 29.
The Indomitable Lions struck late to avoid a shock loss as the Dutch legend took his managerial bow in Saturday's AFCON qualifier.
The Qatar SC hitman has promised to support the former Indomitable Lions skipper, who's fallen on hard times, after visiting him in hospital.