CAF conducts AFCON 2017 draw today

Hopeful...Zebras will be hoping for a favourable AFCON draw
Hopeful...Zebras will be hoping for a favourable AFCON draw

The draw for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers will be conducted this afternoon in Egypt, where African nations have gathered for the 37th CAF ordinary general assembly.

Zebras, which failed to qualify for the 2015 AFCON finals in Equatorial Guinea, will be hoping that they get a favourable draw that could see them qualify for the second time in history.

In the 2015 AFCON qualifiers, Zebras managed to overcome the likes of Burundi in the preliminaries but found themselves in one of the toughest groups in the next round.

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