AFCON 2022 Schedule, Fixtures, Dates, Time, Teams, Stadiums, Groups, Prediction, Live Stream

AFCON 2022 Schedule, Fixtures, Dates, Time, Teams, Stadiums, Groups, Prediction, Live Stream

AFCON 2022 is just around the corner, read on to know all about its schedule, fixtures, groups, stadiums, teams, live stream, broadcast 

Cameroon has been given the rights to host the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations after the tournament got postponed last summer. Fans all over the African continent have been going berserk with the excitement to finally see the tournament taking place in January 2022.

Even though the battle with Covid is far from over, the biggest football tournament in Africa is now less than 72 hours from kick-off in the Cameroonian capital of Yaounde on Sunday, January 9th 2022.

AFCON 2022: Winner Predictions And Favourites

So who do you think will take the title home this time around? Algeria are the defending champions, having defeated Senegal in the 2019 final and there is no doubt that they will look to do so once again. Meanwhile, the Senegal national team will also give it their all for a chance at redemption and African glory.

While both Algeria and Senegal are favourites, we must not make the mistake of undermining the strength of teams like Egypt, Morocco and Ivory Coast. All 3 very much possess the abilities to give the defending champs and runners-up of the last tournament a tough time at conquering the continent.

AFCON Stadiums And Venue

A total of six venues across Cameroon have been selected to host the fixtures that will take place from January to February of 2022. The year is certainly going to be an exhausting one for all footballers and the AFCON is just the beginning.

Here’s a list of the six stadiums:

  • Olembe Stadium, Yaounde
  • Stade Ahmadou Ahido, Yaounde
  • Japoma Stadium, Douala
  • Roumde Adija Stadium, Garoua
  • Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam
  • Limbe Stadium, Limbe

Players To Watch

Players like Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Riyadh Mahrez are amongst the ones to watch and look out for as there is no doubt about the fact that they will bring a lot of their skill and talent to the competition.

AFCON 2022 Groups And Teams

Group A: Cameroon (hosts), Burkina Faso, Cape Verde Islands, Ethiopia

Group B: Guinea, Malawi, Senegal, Zimbabwe

Group C: Comoros Island, Gabon, Ghana, Morocco

Group D: Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Nigeria, Sudan

Group E: Algeria, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone

Group F: Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Tunisia

AFCON Group Stage Schedule, Fixtures, Dates, Kick-Off Timings (UK)

Sunday January 9

Cameroon vs Burkina Faso – 4pm GMT kick-off

Ethiopia vs Cape Verde – 7pm GMT kick-off

Monday January 10

Senegal vs Zimbabwe – 1pm GMT kick-off

Guinea vs Malawi – 4pm GMT kick-off

Morocco vs Ghana – 4pm GMT kick-off

Comoros vs Gabon – 7pm GMT kick-off

Tuesday January 11

Algeria vs Sierra Leone – 1pm GMT kick-off

Nigeria vs Egypt – 4pm GMT kick-off

Sudan vs Guinea-Bissau 7pm GMT kick-off

Wednesday January 12

Tunisia vs Mali – 1pm GMT kick-off

Mauritania vs Gambia – 4pm GMT kick-off

Equatorial Guinea vs Ivory Coast – 7pm GMT kick-off

Thursday January 13

Cameroon vs Ethiopia – 4pm GMT kick-off

Cape Verde vs Burkina Faso – 7pm GMT kick-off

Friday January 14

Senegal vs Guinea – 1pm GMT kick-off

Malawi vs Zimbabwe – 4pm GMT kick-off

Morocco vs Comoros – 4pm GMT kick-off

Gabon vs Ghana – 7pm GMT kick-off

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Saturday January 15

Nigeria vs Sudan – 4pm GMT kick-off

Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt – 7pm GMT kick-off

Sunday January 16

Gambia vs Mali – 1pm GMT kick-off

Ivory Coast vs Sierra Leone – 4pm GMT kick-off

Tunisia vs Mauritania – 4pm GMT kick-off

Algeria vs Equatorial Guinea – 7pm GMT kick-off

Monday January 17

Burkina Faso vs Ethiopia – 4pm GMT kick-off

Cape Verde vs Cameroon – 4pm GMT kick-off

Tuesday January 18

Malawi vs Senegal – 4pm GMT kick-off

Zimbabwe vs Guinea – 4pm GMT kick-off

Gabon vs Morocco – 7pm GMT kick-off

Ghana vs Comoros – 7pm GMT kick-off

Wednesday January 19

Egypt vs Sudan – 7pm GMT kick-off

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Guinea-Bissau vs Nigeria – 7pm GMT kick-off

Thursday January 20

Ivory Coast vs Algeria – 4pm GMT kick-off

Sierra Leone vs Equatorial Guinea 4pm GMT kick-off

Gambia vs Tunisia – 7pm GMT kick-off

Mali vs Mauritania – 7pm GMT kick-off

AFCON 2022: R16 Fixtures, Dates And Kick-Off Timings (UK)

The AFCON 2022 round of 16 will commence from Sunday, January 23rd. Here are the fixtures, dates and timings:

Group A runner-up vs Group C runner-up – 4pm GMT kick-off (Game 1)

Group D winner vs Group B/E/F third-place – 7pm GMT kick-off (Game 2)

Monday January 24

Group B runner-up vs Group F runner-up – 4pm GMT kick-off (Game 3)

Group A winner vs Group C/D/E third-place – 7pm GMT kick-off (Game 4)

Tuesday January 25

Group B winner vs – Group A/C/D third-place – 4pm GMT kick-off (Game 5)

Group C winner vs Group A/B/F third-place – 7pm GMT kick-off (Game 6)

Wednesday January 26

Group E winner vs Group D runner-up – 4pm GMT kick-off (Game 7)

Group F winner vs Group E runner-up – 7pm GMT kick-off (Game 8)

AFCON Quarter-Finals Fixtures, Dates, Timings

The Quarter-finals will take place from Saturday, January 29th to Sunday, January 30th.

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Quarter-final 1: Winner of Game 4 vs Winner of Game 3 – 4pm GMT kick-off

Quarter-final 2: Game 1 vs Game 2 winner – 7pm GMT kick-off

Sunday January 30

Quarter-final 3: Game 7 winner vs Game 6 winner – 4pm GMT kick-off

Quarter-final 4: Game 5 winner vs Game winner – 7pm GMT kick-off

Semi-Final Fixtures, Dates, Timings

Wednesday February 2

Semi-final 1: Quarter-final 1 winner vs Quarter-final 4 winner – 7pm GMT kick-off

Thursday February 3

Semi-final 2: Quarter-final 2 winner vs Quarter-final 3 winner – 7pm GMT kick-off

Africa Cup Of Nations Third Place Playoff Date, Time

Sunday, February 6th, 4 pm GMT kick-off

AFCON 2022 Final- Date, Time, Venue And Start Time

The AFCON final is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 6th (7 pm GMT) at the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde.

AFCON 2022: Where To Watch (Live Stream and Telecast)

US: beIN sports (TV), fubo TV (live stream), Sling TV (live stream)

Canada: beIN sports Canada (TV)

UK: Sky Sports Network

India: Sony Pictures Sports Network- Sony Six/Sony ESPN channels (TV), Sony Liv App (Live Stream)

Australia: beIN sports

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