2021 Africa Cup of Nations Predictions & Tips

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Africa Cup of Nations Betting Tips

Get the best Africa Cup of Nations betting tips including tournament winner and individual matches such as full time result, BTTS and correct score.

The Africa Cup of Nations is the 33rd edition of an international men's football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Also known as AFCON, the tournament is being hosted in Cameroon in January to February 2022 following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Algeria are the defending champions after defeating Senegal 1-0 in the 2019 final.

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Betting on the Africa Cup of Nations

It pays to do a lot of research when betting on the Africa Cup of Nations. Many squads feature players from different leagues around the world with travel a big factor in qualification.

There are 52 nations that compete in the qualification stage with 24 teams playing in the final tournament. Home advantage can be key in the qualifying campaign with many teams hard to beat in their own country.

During the final tournament look for teams that are improving each match. Many key players find their rhythm as the tournament progresses and the winners usually hit their strike in the quarter-finals.

Live Streaming

Watch all the matches at the Africa Cup of Nations with live streaming. One of the best online live streaming services is bet365 where you can switch between betting markets and live action.

Check out our Africa Cup of Nations live streaming guide for information on how to watch all the matches.


Get the best Africa Cup of Nations betting odds including individual matches, tournament winner and to reach the final in the outright markets.


The following teams have qualified for the final tournament. Gambia and Comoros will be making their debuts in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Qualified as
Previous appearances
Egypt Group G winners or runners-up 24
Ghana Group C winners or runners-up 22
Cameroon Hosts 19
Tunisia Group J winners 19
Algeria Group H winners 18
Senegal Group I winners or runners-up 15
Guinea Group A winners or runners-up 12
Mali Group A winners or runners-up 11
Burkina Faso Group B winners or runners-up 11
Gabon Group D winners or runners-up 7
Zimbabwe Group H runners-up 4
Equatorial Guinea Group J runners-up 2
Gambia Group D winners or runners-up 0
Comoros Group G winners or runners-up 0


The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification will take place from 9 October 2019 to 30 March 2021. The final tourament will be held from January to February 2022.


Keep up to date with all the news from the tournament in Cameroon. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) website has a dedicated section for the Africa Cup of Nations.

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations FAQ

When is the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations being played?

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying stage takes place from 9 October 2019 to 30 March 2021. The finals will be played from January to February 2022.

Where is the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations being played?

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is being played in Cameroon.

What teams have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations?

Egypt, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Tunisia, Algeria, Senegal, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Zimbabwe, Gambia and Comoros have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations