We know a little more about the Afcon 2015. Scheduled to begin in June, the competition will return to its usual format. That is to say qualifications in groups away from the short form for the 2013 edition due to the change of the year.
44 selections are on the starting line. They were divided according to their level in four oven hats of eleven national teams each.
Hat 1: Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Togo, Mali, South Africa, Cape Verde, Congo, Zambia, Tunisia, Ghana.
Hat 2: Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Senegal, Cameroon, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Gabon, Uganda, Congo, Central African Republic.
Hat 3: Ethiopia, Benin, Angola, Niger, Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Malawi, Burundi, Liberia, Sudan.
Hat 4: to be determined after the Effective preliminary round.
The selections will be divided into eleven groups of four. The first in their respective pools will qualify as well as the two best runners-up. The sixteenth and last qualified for the final is Morocco, the host country. The draw of the playoff will take spot on March 10.