The draw for the twenty-nineteen AFCON qualifiers will be staged on Thursday in Libreville, the capital city of Gabon.
The qualifiers will begin from March twenty, twenty-seventeen across the continent.
Chad, who pulled out of the qualifiers for the twenty-seventeen AFCON, is banned from this edition of the competition.
Meanwhile, the twenty-nineteen AFCON will be hosted by Cameroon, who first staged the tournament in nineteen-seventy-two.
Former champions like Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia failed to qualify for this year’s competition, which kicks off this weekend, also in Libreville.
It will be the second time oil-rich Gabon is hosting the tournament after they first did in twenty-twelve as joint hosts with Equatorial Guinea.