The Leone Stars will play Swaziland in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations second round qualifiers on 16-18 May (away) and 30 May - 1 Jun (home).
The winners will then play the Seychelles in the third round games in late July and early August.
Second Round Fixtures:
- 16-18/05/14: Swaziland v Sierra Leone
- 30-31/05-01/06/14: Sierra Leone v Swaziland
Third Round Fixtures:
- 18-20/07/14: Swaziland or Sierra Leone v Gambia* or Seychelles
- 01-03/08/14: Gambia* or Seychelles v Swaziland or Sierra Leone
(* UPDATE: Following the draw, Gambia received a 2 year ban from CAF)
Final Group Qualification Stage
The winner of the Leone Stars second / third round qualification games will then be placed in Group D for the final qualification stage - along with Ivory Coast, Cameroon and DR Congo - for games in September, October and November.
Group D - Fixtures:
- 05-06/09/14: Ivory Coast v qualifier
- 05-06/09/14: DR Congo v Cameroon
- 10/09/14: Cameroon v Ivory Coast
- 10/09/14: qualifier v DR Congo
- 10-11/10/14: DR Congo v Ivory Coast
- 10-11/10/14: qualifier v Cameroon
- 15/10/14: Ivory Coast v DR Congo
- 15/10/14: Cameroon v qualifier
- 14-15/11/14: qualifier v Ivory Coast
- 14-15/11/14: Cameroon v DR Congo
- 19/11/14: Ivory Coast v Cameroon
- 19/11/14: DR Congo v qualifier
Following those games, the final draw for AFCON 2015 will then be held in Rabat on 26 November. Group winners and the runner-up of each qualification group, plus the third-best team will join hosts Morocco for the final tournament.
AFCON 2015 - Finals
The 30th edition of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations will be played in Morocco from 17 January until 8 February 2015.
The location of the games is as follows:
- GROUP A will be based in Marrakech. The city will also host the opening match.
- GROUP B will be based in Agadir.
- Rabat will host GROUP C and the AFCON 2015 final.
- GROUP D will be based in Tangier.
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