Uganda Cranes has been placed in Pot 3 alongside South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe, Angola and debutants Burundi ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations group stage draw which will be held in April.

The 24 teams that qualified were seeded into 4 pots based on the Caf National Team rankings.

The seedings were approved by the Organising Committee of the Africa Cup of Nations at its meeting on Monday, 25 March 2019 at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

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They were determined taking into account the performance of the qualified teams during the following competitions: Africa Cup of Nations final tournaments (2013, 2015 and 2017), Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers (2015, 2017, and 2019) and the March 2019 FIFA World Rankings.

The teams will be drawn into six groups of four teams. The hosts Egypt will be in Group A.

The top two teams of each group, along with the best four third-placed teams, will advance to the round of 16.

The draw will take place on 12 April 2019, on a historic place facing the Sphinx and the Pyramids, near Cairo, Egypt.

The competition will be held from 21 June, with the final to be played on 19 July 2019.

The Pots:

Pot 1: Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, Senegal.

Pot 2: Morocco, Nigeria, Algeria, Guinea, Mali, DR Congo.

Pot 3: Uganda, South Africa, Guinea-Bissau, Zimbabwe, Angola, Burundi.

Pot 4: Mauritania, Namibia, Benin, Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania.

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