“Enjoying the house staff gained’t be simple, however we’ve to soldier on. We’ve got performed a number of the groups and gained earlier than, however it’s now historical past. We must work onerous to get good outcomes towards them. It’s a troublesome group, however we couldn’t have requested for a greater one,” Warriors supervisor Wellington Mupandare, who was a part of the Zimbabwe delegation that included Chidzambga on the draw, stated.
With the highest two groups of every group, together with the most effective 4 third-placed groups, advancing to the spherical of 16, the Warriors will hope to get at the very least a draw towards Egypt and go for a win towards Uganda and the DRC.
Champions Cameroon had been drawn in Group F and can face red-hot Ghana, who’re one of many event’s favourites. The group additionally has Benin and Guinea-Bissau.
One other Africa powerhouse, Nigeria was handed a reasonably comfy draw with Burundi and Madagascar, finishing Group B alongside Guinea.
Burundi and Madagascar shall be making their debuts on the Afcon finals and given their inexperience on the continental stage, the Tremendous Eagles would fancy their possibilities of making it previous the group levels.
In Group C, Senegal and Algeria are robust favourites to progress as they had been drawn towards Tanzania and Kenya.