All You Have to Know About 2023 AFCON Group Stage Draw


    The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) draw will be held on October 12, 2023, at the Parc des Expositions d’Abidjan in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

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    The 24 qualified teams will be drawn into six groups of four. The pots for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations draw were as follows:

    Pot 1

    • Côte d’Ivoire (hosts)
    • Senegal (defending champions)
    • Morocco
    • Nigeria
    • Algeria
    • Egypt

    Pot 2

    • Cameroon
    • Mali
    • Tunisia
    • Ghana
    • Burkina Faso
    • DR Congo

    Pot 3

    • Guinea
    • Cape Verde
    • Zambia
    • Equatorial Guinea
    • Mauritania
    • South Africa

    Pot 4

    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Angola
    • Gambia
    • Tanzania

    No team will be allowed to draw a team from their own pot.

    The 2023 AFCON will be the 34th edition of the tournament, and it is the first time that Côte d’Ivoire will host the event. The tournament is expected to be one of the most competitive in recent years, with many of the continent’s top teams vying for the title.

    Some of the key players to watch in the tournament include:

    Sadio Mane (Senegal)
    Mohamed Salah (Egypt)
    Riyad Mahrez (Algeria)
    Victor Osimhen (Nigeria)
    Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal)
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon)
    Thomas Partey (Ghana)
    Wilfried Zaha (Côte d’Ivoire)
    Hakim Ziyech (Morocco)
    The 2023 AFCON is sure to be a thrilling tournament, and it will be interesting to see which team will emerge victorious.


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