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Africa Cup of Nations 2022

When is the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations ? AFCON 2022 ,In Other Terms CAN 2022 has been set for January 2022 due to effect of COVID 19 Pandemic. It is sponsored by the world Known French multinational integrated oil and gas company i.e TotalEnergies. The 33rd Edition of the AFCON , the biennial international men’s football championship of Africa organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF)has been Scheduled from 9th January to 6th February , 2022.

Africa Cup of Nations Host Country , Fixtures, Stadiums , Qualified Teams , Groups And More

AFCON 2022 Summary

Host countryCameroon
Dates9th January – 6th February 2022
Qualified Teams24 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)6 (in 5 host cities)
GroupsA , B , C , D, E and F
Stadiums / StadiaJapoma Stadium , Paul Biya Stadium , Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo ,

Roumdé Adjia Stadium , Kouekong Stadium And Limbe Stadium
Format Group stage , The round of 16 , Quarter-finals ,  Semi-final and Final 

AFCON 2022 Host country

which Country hosted the AFCON 2022 ? Cameroon a country in the west-central of Africa is the selected country to host the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations . The game will be carried out in five major countries in the country i.e. Douala , Yaoundé (Capital Of Cameroon) , Garoua , Bafoussam , and Limbe.

AFCON 2022 Schedule Dates

The 2022 Africa Cup of Nations has been scheduled from Sunday 9th January 2022 to Sunday 6th February , 2022 . The First Match will be played by the host team and its opponent on the 9th of January 2022 , Thus the Group Stage will Start from 9th January to 20th January 2022 . The Round Of 16 continues from 23rd January to 26th January 2022. Quarter finals will be played on 29th January to 30th January 2022. Semi Finals will continue from the 2nd of February to 3rd February, 2022 leading to the finals on Sunday 6th February 2022.

AFCON 2022 Qualified Teams

Among the 54 countries in Africa , 24 countries qualified to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. Below are the list of selected countries for the 2022 AFCON ;

AFCON 2022 Stadia

The AFCON 2021 will be played in six different stadia in the five selected cities in Cameroon . i.e. Japoma Stadium in Douala , Paul Biya Stadium ,and Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaoundé , Roumdé Adjia Stadium in Garoua , Kouekong Stadium in Bafoussam and Limbe Stadium in Limbe.

AFCON 2022 Tie Breakers

Teams are ranked based on their (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss), and if tied on points, the following tiebreaking criteria are applied, in the order given, to determine the rankings (Regulations Article 74);

  • Points in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  • Goal difference in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  • Goals scored in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  • If more than two teams are tied, and after applying all head-to-head criteria above, a subset of teams is still tied, all head-to-head criteria above are applied exclusively to this subset of teams;
  • Goal difference in all group matches;
  • Goals scored in all group matches;
  • Drawing of lots.

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