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Teams qualified for U-23 AFCON revealed

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and South Africa are among the eight teams that qualified for the 2019 U-23 AFCON taking place in .

Egypt are set to organize their second major continental trophy in 2019 when they host the U-23 AFCON between November 8 and 22.

As hosts, the Pharaohs secured automatic qualification for the tournament and will subsequently be the only Arab nation present.

South Africa have also secured qualification after beating Zimbabwe 5-0 on aggregate in the third qualifying round.

Additionally Zambia narrowly beat Congo 5-4 while Ghana came out on top against Algeria with a 2-1 scoreline.

Even though Tunisia was able to hold Cameroon to a 2-2 draw on aggregate they still lost on away goals. Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Mali also qualified after beating Guinea, Sudan and Morocco respectively.

Qualified teams:

Egypt, South Africa, Zambia, Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Mali.

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