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When is the African Nations Championship draw: Everything you need to know

October 19, 2017 10:29 AM
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When is the African Nations Championship draw: Everything you need to know

African teams collide in November when the African Nations Championship draw will be made and 16 teams know their fate towards continental glory.

Congo DR made history in 2016 by becoming the first team to win two titles but they will be missing out after being dumped by Congo-Brazzaville.

Libya are the only past champions in this edition. However, the Mediterranean Knights will not have an easy run at glory, with the likes Zambia, Cameroon and Nigeria set to challenge, while Equatorial Guinea, Egypt and Namibia make their debut.

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship takes place on Friday, November 17 in Rabat, Morocco.

The 16 teams will be zoned into four groups of four teams. Though the draw procedure will be confirmed by the Confederation of African Football, hosts Morocco will be seeded in Group A.

The African Nations Championship is being hosted in Morocco after Kenya got stripped of the hosting right.

The tournament will be played in four stadia across Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakech and Tangier.

Yes, the draw will be available to watch on a number of platforms, including television and via online stream.

Source: goal.com

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