A total of eight teams will qualify to play in the final tournament, including Nigerwho qualified automatically as hosts.
Apart from Niger, the remaining 53 members of CAF were eligible to enter the qualifying competition, and a total of 40 national teams were in the qualifying draw, which was announced on 26 February 2018.
Senegal, Burkina Faso, South Africa, Nigeria, Mali, Burundi and Niger are already qualified
The last qualifying ticket will be played between Benin and Ghana, whose confrontation has been postponed to 4 August. This postponement is due to the current crisis that the Ghana Football Federation is going through.