How to Watch Africa Cup of Nations Live Online

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations is going to be the 32nd edition and will take place in Egypt. It is going to be held from June 21 to July 19, which is a first for this competition as previously AFCON took place between January-February. But all this changed after the CAF Executive Committee decided to tweak a few things around in July of 2017.

So, if you are interested in watching this upcoming competition, you have come to the right place. In this guide, we will take a closer look at how you can easily stream the Africa Cup of Nations live online.

How to Watch Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Online

Since AFCON 2019 is going to be held and broadcasted in Africa, people might face some issues if they wish to stream or watch the matches live online. The reasons for this could be TV rights, regional limitations, and maybe even network restrictions.

As stated before, only a few channels are allowed to broadcast these matches. However, what if you live in a country where none of the channels exist? Well, this is where PureVPN comes into play. Through it, you can easily mask your IP address and location to anywhere else in the world. This will not only help you safeguard yourselves online but also allow you to stream any of the AFCON 2019 matches with ease.

Just follow the steps below and lay waste to your online streaming worries once and for all:

  • Subscribe to PureVPN
  • Connect to a country where the channels are available
  • Access the channel broadcasting the match by visiting their official website
  • Watch the AFCON live online with ease!

Where to Watch Africa Cup of Nations Online

Due to the African Cup of Nations being an international event, the matches are broadcasted worldwide. However, the broadcasting rights are limited to one or two channels only per country. For your convenience, below are just some of the broadcasting channels.

CountryChannel
CanadabeIN Sports
South AfricaSABC, SuperSport
United KingdomEuroSport
United StatesbeIN Sports

Teams Taking Part in AFCON 2019

There are a total of 24 teams/countries taking part in the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations. For more details on the AFCON 2019 teams, check out the list below:

  1. Host – Egypt
  2. Defending Champions – Cameroon
  3. Tunisia
  4. Senegal
  5. Morocco
  6. Nigeria
  7. Uganda
  8. Mali
  9. Guinea
  10. Algeria
  11. Mauritania
  12. Ivory Coast
  13. Kenya
  14. Ghana
  15. Angola
  16. Burundi
  17. Madagascar
  18. Guinea-Bissau
  19. Namibia
  20. Congo
  21. Zimbabwe
  22. Benin
  23. Tanzania
  24. South Africa

Where Will the AFCON 2019 Matches Be Played

With the number of participating teams increased from 16 to 24, six venues have been finalized to host the matches of AFCON 2019. This includes the following stadiums:

  1. Cairo International Stadium – Cairo
  2. 30 June Stadium – Cairo
  3. Al Salam Stadium – Cairo
  4. Alexandria Stadium – Alexandria
  5. Suez Stadium – Suez
  6. Ismailia Stadium – Ismailia

What are the Groups for AFCON 2019

With a total of 24 teams participating, six groups have been made, each with four teams randomly drawn. The groups are as follows:

  • Group A: Egypt, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Uganda
  • Group B: Burundi, Madagascar, Guinea, Nigeria
  • Group C: Tanzania, Algeria, Kenya, Senegal
  • Group D: South Africa, Namibia, Cote d’Ivoire, Morocco
  • Group E: Angola, Mauritania, Mali, Tunisia
  • Group F: Guinea-Bissau, Benin, Ghana, Cameroon

Fixtures for AFCON 2019

The teams in each group will play in a single round-robin format. This means that the two top teams will qualify for the next stage of the tournament, while the two bottom teams will be eliminated. Here are the fixtures for the AFCON 2019 group stages with UK airing times.

Group A

June 22                 Egypt vs. Zimbabwe                       10 pm                    Cairo International Stadium

June 22                 DR Congo vs. Uganda                    3:30 pm                Cairo International Stadium

June 26                 Egypt vs. DR Congo                        9 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

June 26                 Uganda vs. Zimbabwe                    6 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

June 30                 Uganda vs. Egypt                            8 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

June 30                 Zimbabwe vs. DR Congo               8 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

Group B

June 22                 Nigeria vs. Burundi                        6 pm                     Alexandria Stadium

June 22                 Guinea vs. Madagascar                 9 pm                      Alexandria Stadium

June 26                 Nigeria vs. Guinea                          3:30 pm               Alexandria Stadium

June 27                 Madagascar vs. Burundi                3:30 pm               Alexandria Stadium

June 30                 Madagascar vs. Nigeria                  5 pm                    Alexandria Stadium

June 30                 Burundi vs. Guinea                          5 pm                   Al Salam Stadium

Group C

June 23                 Senegal vs. Tanzania                       6 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

June 23                 Algeria vs. Kenya                              9 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

June 27                 Senegal vs. Algeria                          6 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

June 27                 Kenya vs. Tanzania                          9 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

July 1                     Kenya vs. Senegal                            8 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

July 1                     Tanzania vs. Algeria                         8 pm                      Al Salam Stadium

Group D

June 23                 Morocco vs. Namibia                      3:30 pm                                Al Salam Stadium

June 24                 Ivory Coast vs. South Africa         3:30 pm                                Al Salam Stadium

June 28                 Morocco vs. Ivory Coast                                6 pm                      Al Salam Stadium

June 28                 South Africa vs. Namibia                               9 pm                      Al Salam Stadium

July 1                     South Africa vs. Morocco              5 pm                      Al Salam Stadium

July 1                     Namibia vs. Ivory Coast                 5 pm                      Cairo International Stadium

Group E

June 24                 Tunisia vs. Angola                            6 pm                      Suez Stadium

June 24                 Mali vs. Mauritania                          9 pm                      Suez Stadium

June 28                 Tunisia vs. Mali                                  3:30 pm                                Suez Stadium

June 29                 Mauritania vs. Angola                    3:30 pm                                Suez Stadium

July 2                     Mauritania vs. Tunisia                    8 pm                      Suez Stadium

July 2                     Angola vs. Mali                                  8 pm                      Ismailia Stadium

Group F

June 25                 Cameroon vs. Guinea-Bissau      6pm                       Ismailia Stadium

June 25                 Ghana vs. Benin                                               9 pm                      Ismailia Stadium

June 29                 Cameroon vs. Ghana                      6 pm                      Ismailia Stadium

June 29                 Benin vs. Guinea-Bissau                                9 pm                      Ismailia Stadium

July 2                     Benin vs. Cameroon                       5 pm                      Ismailia Stadium

July 2                     Guinea-Bissau vs. Ghana                              5 pm                      Suez Stadium

Africa Cup of Nations – Preview

AFCON-2019-preview

It is confirmed that Egypt will be hosting AFCON in 2019. Earlier, it was Cameroon hosting the event. However, due to a delays in the delivery of infrastructure, the Boko Haram insurgency, and the Anglophone Crisis, the hosting rights were stripped from Cameroon.

Nonetheless, they are still the defending champions and will come in with guns blazing. So, for all those who can’t wait for the 2022 World Cup, the AFCON 2019 is the next best thing – not only will you get to enjoy exciting football matches, but also you will see a ton of big names like Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and France Ligue 1’s Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting!

 

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