Uganda has been seeded in the second pot ahead of the qualifying draws for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The finals, which will be the 33rd edition, will be hosted in Cameroon.
Uganda has been seeded in pot 2 alongside neighbors Kenya, South Africa, last qualifier’s opponents Cape Verde, Zambia, Benin, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, Mauritania, Niger, and Libya.
That means that they can’t face any of those teams in the qualifiers.
Hosts Cameroon, Africa’s best ranked team Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Morocco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Cameroon (hosts), Egypt, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ivory Coast and Algeria are in Pot 1.
Pot 3 has Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Angola, Malawi, Togo, Sudan and Tanzania.
And finally, pot 4 has Burundi, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea, eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), Lesotho, Botswana, Comoros, Ethiopia and four preliminary round winners Liberia, Mauritius, Gambia, South Sudan, Chad, Sao Tome e Principe, Seychelles and Djibouti will play a preliminary round to determine four teams that will fill pot 4.
There will be 12 groups all together with the top two in each group qualifying for the finals.
The draws will be conducted in Cairo on July 18th, just a day before the 2019 finals.