CAF communicates date for CHAN draw ceremony


Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has communicated the date for the draw ceremony for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN).

Action between South Sudan and Uganda Cranes at the Juba stadium

The competition – in its 5th edition – scheduled from 12th  January to 4th  February 2018 in Morocco, in the cities of Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakech and Tangier, will bring together 16 national teams.

The draw will take place on Friday, 17th November 2017 in Rabat, Morocco.

CAF communicated;

A meeting of the Organizing Committee of  CHAN, schedule for November 15th, still in Rabat, will decide on the draw procedures.

Countries that qualified

  • Morocco (host country)
  • Egypt, Libya (Northern Zone)
  • Uganda, Sudan (Central-East Zone)
  • Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Central Zone)
  • Guinea, Mauritania (West A Zone)
  • Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria (West B Zone)
  • Angola, Namibia, Zambia (South Zone)