African Cup of Nations 2019 Betting: Offers, Free Bets & More

African Cup of NationsAre you looking to have a bet on CAF, the African Cup of Nations with a free bet? The best odds? The best offers? Perfect keep on reading as we reveal all you need to know about betting on AFCON 2019.

This biennial international men’s football championship of Africa is organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

The competition kicks of on the 15th June 2019. This will be the first time the event will take place has taken place in June / July as previous editions have been in January / February.  It is not known who will be host country as Cameroon who were due to host it, are unable to due to due to the Boko Haram insurgency and the Anglophone Crisis.

The 2019 event will features 24 teams, 8 teams more than previous competitions.

Best Free Bet Offers

Everyone love to have a bet on AFCON with a free bet. All of the bookies listed on our site have an offer for bettors opening new accounts. The free bet offers listed on our site can be claimed by those of you located in the United Kingdom. You must be over 18 years of age to claim them. The offers below are for New Customers located in the UK.

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Below you will find a selection of these offers, but you can find more great offers on our free bets page.

Betting Odds

All of the leading bookmakers including bet365, Betfair, Paddy Power, William Hill and Betfred will have odds available for competition. They will have outrights and markets available for the individual matches closer to kick off.

Best Betting Site for AFCON Bets?

If you are located in the UK and want t place bets on this excellent competition you will want to do it with one of the best football betting sites. This way you will have access to a great range of markets, some of the best odds, great betting offers and a superb selection of the best betting features for football punts.

When it comes to choosing just one site it can be tough, so take a look at our dedicated page and make your choice. If you are struggling to make a decision, bet365 are highly recommended as they have a great selection of soccer markets, cash out, edit my bet and some cracking features and offers that every one can make use of.

Live Streaming of Africa Cup of Nations?

Do you want to watch AFCON 2019 live online? Is so you will be pleased to know that some of the leading bookmakers offer live streaming of football matches vie their online & mobile sites as well as via their betting apps. A list of bookmakers with live streaming can be found over on dedicated live streaming page.  Live streaming of football is generally available as long as you have placed a small bet in the last 24 hours or have a funded account. Please check with the individual bookmakers though. As soon as the bookies announce that they will be showing the AFCON matches live we will list them below.

 

FAQ

When is the 2019 AFCON?

The competition will be held from 15 June to 13 July 2019,

Where is AFCON 2019 taking place? / Who is the host country?

Cameroon were due to host the event, but after CAF stripped them from being hosts due to  Boko Haram insurgency and the Anglophone Crisis they are looking for a new host. Bids are being submitted and the new host will be chosen on January 9th 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.

When was the first competition? 

The inaugural competition took place in 1957.

Which teams are competing?

The following teams have qualified for the competition:  Madagascar, Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Morocco, Nigeria, Uganda, Mali, Guinea, Algeria, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, Kenya & Ghana.

Mauritania and Madagascar will be making their debut appearances in the competition.

Who won last time?

The current champions are Cameroon, the won in 2017

Who is the Most Successful Team?

Egypt have won the competition 7 times and have won it more than any other team.

Which team has been a previous winner?

Plenty of teams have won the event in previous years, including

  • North African Teams: Egypt (7), Algeria (1), Morocco (1), Tunisia (1)
  • West African Teams: Ghana (4), Nigeria (3), Ivory Coast (2)
  • Central African Teams: Cameroon (5), DR Congo (2), Congo (1)
  • East African Teams: Ethiopia (1), Sudan (1)
  • Southern Africa: (1), Zambia (1)

North African Sides have been the most successful overall, bagging 10 titles between them.

Who was last years top goal scorer?

363 goals were scored during the 2017 competition, that’s 2.52 goals a match. If you like goals that’s probably quite exciting. El Arabia Hillel Soudani was the top scorer finding the back of the net 7 times. Ethiopa’s, Getaneh Kebede scored 6 goals.

Who will be 2019’s Top Scorer?

During the qualifying rounds  Fiston Abdul Razak (Burundi and Odion Ighalo (Nigeria) have so far scored 6 goals a piece.