2017 Africa Cup of Nations Schedule, Fixtures & Teams

2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification matches by Confederation of African Football (CAF) which was to decide the teams who will get an entry in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, this is the 31st edition of the international men’s football championship of Africa. After the qualification is done a total of 16 teams qualified to play in the final tournament, while Gabon qualified automatically in the main tournament as hosts. Below is the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Schedule, Fixtures & Teams list who managed to clear the qualification round.

2017 Africa Cup of Nations Schedule, Fixtures & Teams

CAF has recently released the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures and schedule. The winner of the tournament will qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia. This is the biggest tournament of Africa, which will air on 14th January 2017 starting with Gabon which will face Guinea-Bissau followed by Burkina Faso vs. Cameroon.

The event is also part of the Africa Cup of Nations 60th Anniversary. It is an important tournament for the African teams as the 2017 winner will qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.

2017 Africa Cup of Nations Fixtures in Indian Standard Time (IST)

Group Stages

Jan 14, 9:30 PM – Gabon v Guinea-Bissau

Jan 15, 12:30 AM – Burkina Faso v Cameroon

Jan 15, 9:30 PM – Algeria v Zimbabwe

Jan 16, 12:30 AM – Tunisia v Senegal

Jan 16, 9:30 PM – Ivory Coast v Togo

Jan 17, 12:30 AM – D.R. Congo v Morocco

Jan 17, 9:30 PM – Ghana v Uganda

Jan 18, 12:30 AM – Mali v Egypt

Jan 18, 9:30 PM – Gabon v Burkina Faso

Jan 19, 12:30 AM – Cameroon v Guinea-Bissau

Jan 19, 9:30 PM – Algeria v Tunisia

Jan 20, 12:30 AM – Senegal v Zimbabwe

Jan 20, 9:30 PM – Ivory Coast v D.R. Congo

Jan 21, 12:30 AM – Morocco v Togo

Jan 21, 9:30 PM – Ghana v Mali

Jan 22, 12:30 AM – Egypt v Uganda

Jan 23, 12:30 AM – Cameroon v Gabon

Jan 23, 12:30 AM – Guinea-Bissau v Burkina Faso

Jan 24, 12:30 AM – Senegal v Algeria

Jan 24, 12:30 AM – Zimbabwe v Tunisia

Jan 25, 12:30 AM – Morocco v Ivory Coast

Jan 25, 12:30 AM – Togo v D.R. Congo

Jan 26, 12:30 AM – Egypt v Ghana

Jan 26, 12:30 AM – Uganda v Mali

Quarter-finals

Jan 28, 9:30 PM – Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B

Jan 29, 12:30 AM – Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A

Jan 29, 9:30 PM – Winner Group C v Runner-up Group D

Jan 30, 12:30 AM – Winner Group D v Runner-up Group C

Semi-finals

Feb 2, 12:30 AM – Egypt vs Burkina Faso

Feb 3, 12:30 AM – Cameroon vs Ghana

Third place play-off

Feb 5, 12:30 AM – Loser Match 29 v Loser Match 30

Final

Feb 6, 12:30 AM – Winner Match 29 v Winner Match 30

 

Qualified teams in 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

On 8 April 2015 after the announcement of the host nation the draw of the qualification took place, where 51 nations entered the qualifying stage. After qualification stage, 16 teams got qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Let’s see the list of the team who managed to pass the qualification round. 

Team Qualification method Qualification date
 Gabon Hosts 8 April 2015
 Morocco Group F winners 29 March 2016
 Algeria Group J winners 2 June 2016
 Cameroon Group M winners 3 June 2016
 Senegal Group K winners 4 June 2016
 Egypt Group G winners 4 June 2016
 Ghana Group H winners 5 June 2016
 Guinea-Bissau Group E winners 5 June 2016
 Zimbabwe Group L winners 5 June 2016
 Mali Group C winners 5 June 2016
 Ivory Coast Group I winners 3 September 2016
 Uganda Group D runners-up 4 September 2016
 Burkina Faso Group D winners 4 September 2016
 Tunisia Group A winners 4 September 2016
 DR Congo Group B winners 4 September 2016
 Togo Group A runners-up 4 September 2016

 

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