African Nations Championship Predictions & Tips

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Get the best African Nations Championship betting tips including tournament winner and individual matches such as full time result, over/under 2.5 goals and BTTS.

The African Nations Championship is the 6th edition of the tournament which is organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The African Nations Championship exclusively features players from the respective national championships.

The tournament is being held in Cameroon from 16 January to 7 February 2021.

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Betting on the African Nations Championship

Betting on the African Nations Championship can be tricky due to the rules which state that players from the respective national championships can only participate. Knowing the squads is essential for having success betting on the tournament.

Unlike the Africa Cup of Nations, the competing national teams must be composed of players playing in their domestic league. For example, a Moroccan player is only eligible to play for the Morocco national team if he is playing for a Moroccan club.

With the tournament originally scheduled to be played in 2020 but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many teams will have had limited preparations which is another factor to take into account.

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Check out our African Nations Championship live streaming guide for information on how to watch all the matches from Cameroon.

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The following 16 teams qualified for the final tournament. Tunisia originally qualified but withdrew in January 2020 and were replaced by Libya.

TeamZoneAppearancePrevious bestFIFA ranking
Cameroon (hosts) Central Zone 4th Quarter-finals (2011, 2016) 50
Congo Central Zone 3rd Quarter-finals (2018) 91
DR Congo Central Zone 5th Champions (2009, 2016) 60
Rwanda Central Eastern Zone 4th Quarter-finals (2016) 133
Tanzania Central Eastern Zone 2nd Group stage (2009) 135
Uganda Central Eastern Zone 5th Group stage (2011, 2014, 2016, 2018) 79
Libya Northern Zone 4th Champions (2014) 111
Morocco Northern Zone 4th Champions (2018) 35
Namibia Southern Zone 2nd Quarter-finals (2018) 119
Zambia Southern Zone 4th Third place (2009) 90
Zimbabwe Southern Zone 5th Fourth place (2014) 108
Guinea Western Zone A 3rd Fourth place (2016) 73
Mali Western Zone A 4th Runners-up (2016) 57
Burkina Faso Western Zone B 3rd Group stage (2014, 2018) 58
Niger Western Zone B 3rd Quarter-finals (2011) 113
Togo Western Zone B 1st Debut 128


The 2020 African Nations Championship starts on 16 January 2021 with hosts Cameroon taking on Zimbabwe. The final will be helf on 7 February 2021 at the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaoundé, Cameroon.


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 African Nations Championship.

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African Nations Championship FAQ

When is the African Nations Championship being played?

The African Nations Championship is being played from 16 January to 7 February 2021.

Where is the African Nations Championship being played?

The African Nations Championship is being played in Cameroon.