AFCON 2019 - Rolling Thread

Hello everyone. Let’s use this thread for the discussion of the African Cup of Nations which takes place in Egypt in 2019.

The draw is imminent…

Go Mauritania!

Zimbabwe for me, Tone.

Until they don’t make it out of the groups and I start supporting someone else.

Fair play to them for moving it into the summer to fill the football void.

Might book a couple of weeks off and pretend it’s the WORLD CUP.

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Ooooo Egypt.

@Antpocalypsenow - am I right in thinking Mrspocalypse Now is Ugandan?

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(grew up there and we’ve visited several times, not actually Ugandan though)

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Still, rivalry.

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DR Congo

That’s a group they can get out of I think!

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I think Zimbabwe beat DRC quite recently so hopefully they can get some results.

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East Africa derby in Group C is tasty.

Group D and F are tough looking innit.

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Old flatmate was brought up in Kenya so, go…you Harambee Stars

Nigeria as always on account of my godfather being Nigerian and having the best nickname


Are South Africa still any good?

I don’t think so, no.

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Hopefully a good showing by Burundi will give the world’s least happy country something to smile about.

Without turning this into a human geography lesson, getting to the tournament is a good effort for a country who generally get the shitty end of the stick.

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A chance for Saido Berahino to do it at a major international tournament as well which is a surprising turn of events.

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Can’t decide who to get behind here. Do the work for me, would you?

  • Egypt
  • DR Congo
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe
  • Nigeria
  • Guinea
  • Madagascar
  • Burundi
  • Senegal
  • Kenya
  • Algeria
  • Tanzania
  • Morocco
  • Ivory Coast
  • South Africa
  • Namibia
  • Tunisia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Angola
  • Cameroon
  • Ghana
  • Benin
  • Guinea-Bissau

0 voters

Gonna be following Steve Mounie and the Benin Boyz

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