Thursday, 3 October 2019

SA draw Zambia and Nigeria in U23 Afcon

SA draw Zambia and Nigeria in U23 Afcon

The draw for the Total Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations took place at Haramlek Palace, Alexandria, Egypt revealing that host country Egypt will open the tournament in a match against Mali on Friday, 8 November at the Cairo International Stadium.

The Total Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations is held every four years and showcases some of African football’s emerging talents while also acting as a qualifier for the Summer Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020.

Egypt’s Pharaohs were also drawn alongside debutantes Cameroon and Ghana as well as Mali in Group A and holders Nigeria were drawn in Group B with Cote d'ivoire, South Africa, and Zambia.


The tournament is scheduled to take place from 8-22 November 2019 in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and will see Group A hosting their games at the Cairo International Stadium and Group B at the Al Salam Stadium.

The top three teams of the Total Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations will qualify to represent Africa at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo next year.

Group A - Egypt, Mali, Cameroon, Ghana

Group B - Nigeria, Cote d'ivoire, South Africa, Zambia







https://www.supersport.com/football/news/191003_SA_draw_Zambia_and_Nigeria_in_U23_Afcon

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