Uganda Cranes team
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Uganda Cranes have been placed in Pot 2 ahead of the draw for the Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The group draw is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 18th July in Cairo, Egypt.

Teams were seeded based upon their 14 June 2019 FIFA World ranking.

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There will then be 12 groups comprised of one team from pots 1-4. The winners and runners-up will qualify for the AFCON tournament.

Pot 5 has eight teams who will be drawn into four pairings and the winners of the two-legged ties advance to the second stage as part of pot 4.

Hosts Cameroon is guaranteed a place so only one other team qualify from their group.

Eritrea and Somalia did not enter.


Pot 1: Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Cameroon (hosts), Egypt, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ivory Coast, and Algeria

Pot 2: Guinea, South Africa, Cape Verde, Uganda, Zambia, Benin, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Mauritania, Niger, Kenya, Libya

Pot 3: Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Angola, Malawi, Togo, Sudan, Tanzania

Pot 4: Burundi, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea, eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia and four preliminary-round winners

Pot 5: Liberia, Mauritius, Gambia, South Sudan, Chad, Sao Tome e Principe, Seychelles, Djibouti