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List of Qualified Teams to the Total Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2022

The tournament was scheduled to take place between 9 January and 6 February 2021 but on 30 June 2020, CAF moved the tournament to January 2022 following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

TOTAL AFCON 2022 – The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that Twenty-three of the 24 teams have qualified and will play at the 2022 Total African Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon.

The last qualifying team; either of Benin or Sierra Leone will be decided in June, CAF added. The two did not play in Freetown on Tuesday due to Covid-19 test results that ruled out five Sierra Leone players.

The fixture has been rescheduled for the May 31-June 15 international window, with Sierra Leone trailing Benin by three points in Group L and needing a victory to overtake them and qualify.

Comoros and the Gambia qualified for the first time and will make their tournament debut come 2022, an increase to now 44 countries on the continent who have qualified for the premier African national team competition.

Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa were the highest profile casualties, the failure of Uganda to secure a third straight appearance was the most spectacular. Zambia also missed out this time.

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Below is the list of teams that qualified for next years edition of Total Africa Cup of Nations which will he hosted in Cameroon

Qualified TeamParticipation NumberLast AppearanceBest Performance
Algeria192019Champions (1990, 2019)
Burkina Faso122017Runner-up (2013)
Cameroon202019Champions (1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2017)
Cape Verde32015Quarterfinals (2013)
Comoros1
Cote d’Ivoire242019Champions (1992, 2015)
Egypt252019Champions (1957, 1959, 1986, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010)
Equatorial Guinea32015Fourth place (2015)
Ethiopia112013Champions (1962)
Gabon82017Quarterfinals (1996, 2012)
Gambia1
Ghana232019Champions (1963, 1965, 1978, 1982)
Guinea132019Runner-up (1976)
Guinea Bissau32019Group stage (2017, 2019)
Malawi32010Group stage (1984, 2010)
Mali122019Runner-up (1972)
Mauritania22019Group stage (2019)
Morocco182019Champions (1976)
Nigeria192019Champions (1980, 1994, 2013)
Senegal162019Runner-up (2002, 2019)
Sudan92012Champions (1970)
Tunisia202019Champions (2004)
Zimbabwe52019Group stage (2004, 2006, 2017, 2019)

The tournament was scheduled to take place between 9 January and 6 February 2021 but on 30 June 2020, CAF moved the tournament to January 2022 following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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