AFCON 2025: CAF announces qualifiers draw date

The Confederation African Football, CAF, on Thursday announced that the draw for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, will hold in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 4.

The draw ceremony, according to CAF, will be conducted at SuperSport studios in South Africa.

Fifty-two countries will be drawn into 12 groups of four teams each to battle it out for places at the finals.

The qualifiers are scheduled to kick-off in September 2024 to determine the 24 nations that would compete for honours in Morocco 2025.

In attendance will be selected CAF legends, representatives of the participating teams, members of the Local Organising Committee for TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2025, amongst others.

Cote d’Ivoire won the last edition of the AFCON, scrapping past Nigeria 2-1 in the final.

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