The draws for the 2017 finals held earlier on Wednesday placed the Cranes together with Burkina Faso, Botswana and Comoros.

Having avoided west and north African giants, Uganda is indeed in the easiest group. Uganda?s only worry could be the only west African side in the group Burkina Faso.

The group winners and two best second placed teams join hosts Gabon for finals.

Afcon 2017 FULL DRAW

Group A: Tunisia, Togo, Liberia, Djibouti

Group B: Madagascar, DRC, Angola, CAR

Group C: Mali, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, South Sudan

Group D: Burkina Faso, Uganda, Botswana, Comoros

Group E: Zambia, Congo, Kenya, Guinea Bissau

Group F: Cape Verde, Morocco, Libya, Sao Tome

Group G: Nigeria, Egypt, Tanzania, Chad

Group H: Ghana, Mozambique, Rwanda, Mauritius

Group I: Ivory Coast, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Gabon

Group J: Algeria, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Seychelles

Group K: Senegal, Niger, Nambia, Burundi

Group L: Guinea, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Swaziland

Group M: Cameroon, South Africa, Gambia, Mauritania

James Bakama, The New Vision


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