Egypt head the pool with 12 points, followed by Guinea with nine. Malawi and Ethiopia both have four.
The top two sides in each group will play in the 24-team finals that will be staged from Jan. 13-Feb. 11 next year.
Namibia were hoping to seal their place too but slipped to a 3-2 loss to Burundi in neutral Dar es Salaam and now face an anxious wait to learn their fate having completed their fixtures in the three-team Group C.
Burundi raced into a 3-0 lead inside 19 minutes as Abedi…