Holders Nigeria are among 11 countries seeded in pot 1 along with 2013 runners-ups Burkina Faso, quarter-finalists Ghana and Ivory Coast as well as South Africa and Mali.
Egypt and are in
pot 2. The pair has won 11 Nations Cup tournaments between them but has fallen
on hard times, both failing to qualify for the last two editions. Cameroon
Also in pot 2 are
Senegal and Algeria, while pot 3 includes 2013 finalists Ethiopia, Angola
and . Niger
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The qualification procedure is reverting to its normal format, with countries divided into eleven groups of four, after a knockout qualifying system was used for the 2013 championship.
The eleven group winners as well as the four best runners-up will qualify for the 2015 Nations Cup.
qualifies automatically as hosts. Morocco
The draw ceremony will take place on March 10 in
during Caf’s General
of Nations qualifying pots
Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory
Mali, South Africa, Cape
Verde, DR Congo, Zambia,
Egypt, Libya, Algeria,
Senegal, Cameroon, Guinea,
Sierra Leone, Gabon, Uganda,
Congo, Central African Republic
Ethiopia, Benin, Angola,
Niger, Zimbabwe, Equatorial
Malawi, Burundi, Liberia,
Pot four: To be determined after the preliminary round.