Like in the group stages of the world cup qualifiers, Uganda has been drawn against Egypt and Ghana In the group stages of AFCON 2017.
The cranes will also face Mali in the same group D.
Uganda will open its campaign on the 17th January 2017 against Ghana. On 21st, it will be against Egypt before winding up the group business on 25th January in Oyem City against Mali.
In group A, hosts Gabon will face Guinea Bissau, Cameroon and Burkina Faso. Group B is the group of death with Algeria, Zimbabwe, Senegal and Tunisia.
Group c has Ivory Coast, Morocco, Togo, and DR Congo.
The African Cup of Nations kicks off on January 14th and concludes on 5th February in Gabon.