It’s early days yet at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, but
the fight for a place in the last 16 is already getting tasty.
After less than a week, we’ve already whizzed through the
first round of group games. We go around again, but the nature of this
competition means every game and every point matters.
The tournament has already seen a few surprises, most
notably Uganda’s win over DR Congo – a win they had to wait over four decades
So, what might the last 16 look like?
Here’s how the knockout matches are shaping up after the
first round of group games.
Note: Will be updated after the Ghana vs Benin game. You can follow that live here. At the time of writing it was 1-1.
Last 16 fixture predictions after round one
Egypt vs Senegal
Ivory Coast vs TBC
Nigeria vs TBC
Winner Group F vs Angola
Mali vs Morocco
Algeria vs TBC
Guinea vs Runner-up Group F
Uganda vs 3rd TBC
Four teams who will progress based on the “best four” third place teams after the first round of group games: Madagascar, Tunisia, South Africa, TBC.
Fixtures, teams and results for all groups