Qualifying Rounds for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations

16 countries are going to be getting involved in the event, with Gabon as well as Equatorial Guinea competent as hosting nations. They tend to be joined through 14 countries in the qualifying rounds which have produced casualties inside a proportion never observed in the history from the tournament. The actual 28th African nation Cup associated with Nations, collectively hosted through Gabon as well as Equatorial Guinea, commences in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, upon January twenty one, 2012 and can run until the finals upon February 12, 2012, within Libreville, Gabon.

The certification process entails ten categories of four, one which was decreased to several three following the withdrawal associated with Mauritania, and some groups associated with five. The very best team through each group experiences, as well since the second positioned team in the group associated with five. Both best 2nd place groups also be eligible. At the finish of the actual qualification procedure, fourteen teams might have qualified, along with the two web host nations. The very first qualifiers had been held upon 1 of this july 2010.

A thrashing 3-0 win of Zambia over Mozambique in Chingola on Saturday trimmings the expectations of the Mambas and their South African-based star Elias Pelembe later than they qualified for the last tournament in Angola in 2010.

Previous Black Leopards midfielder Manqoba Kunene goaled for Swaziland but they set off down to Sudan at residence and at rest have not taken a solitary point from four competitions in the 2012 qualifying battle. And there will be numerous happenings which wakes up our interest towards African cup of nations.

Qualifying Rounds for 2012 Africa Cup of Nations

Group A
Teams MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Mali 6 3 1 2 9 6 3 10
Cape Verde 6 3 1 2 7 7 0 10
Zimbabwe 6 2 2 2 7 5 2 8
Liberia 6 1 2 3 7 12 -5 5

Group B
Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Guinea 6 4 2 0 13 5 8 14
Nigeria 6 3 2 1 12 5 7 11
Ethiopia 6 2 1 3 8 13 -5 7
Madagascar 6 0 1 5 4 14 -10 1

Group C
Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Zambia 6 4 1 1 11 2 9 13
Libya 6 3 3 0 6 1 5 12
Mozambique 6 2 1 3 4 6 -2 7
Comoros 6 0 1 5 2 14 -12 1

Group D
Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
Morocco 6 3 2 1 8 2 6 11
Central Africa 6 2 2 2 5 5 0 8
Algeria 6 2 2 2 5 8 -3 8
Tanzania 6 1 2 3 6 9 -3 5