The qualifications for the 2019 African of Nations has come to an end. Now the 24 teams the will be participating in the 32nd edition of the biennial international men’s football championship of Africa. This year’s edition will take place in Egypt. There are so many interesting facts about the 2019 African Cup of Nations, you should find out too.

Last year’s winners Cameroon, will be participating along with many other strong African football teams.

Countries like Namibia, Mauritania, and Burundi will make their debut this year. How well do you know the 24 qualified teams? Well, today we bring you the list of the 24 teams that qualified for the 2019 African Cup of Nations and their nicknames.

List of the 24 teams that Qualified for the AFCON 2019 and their Nicknames

2019 African Cup of Nations

Country                 Nickname

Egypt                                     The Pharaohs
Madagascar                                       Barea
Tunisia                          Eagles of Carthage
Senegal                      The Lions of Teranga
Morocco                                       Atlas Lions
Mauritania                      Lions of Chinguetti
Burundi             The Chayfs (The Swallows)
Algeria                                The Desert Foxes
Guinea                              National Elephants
Uganda                                          The Cranes
Mali                                                 The Eagles
Nigeria                                 The Super Eagles
Ivory Coast                               The Elephants
Kenya                                     Harambee Stars
Angola                         Giant Sable antelopes
Cameroon                    The indomitable lions
Ghana                                     The black stars
Guinea-Bissau                                     Djurtus
Namibia                                   Brave Warriors
Zimbabwe                                          Warriors
DR Congo                                  The Leopards
Benin                                           The Squirrels
Tanzania                                         Taifa Stars
South Africa                            Bafana Bafana

Qualified teams for 2019 African Cup of Nations
Qualified teams for 2019 African Cup of Nations

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