By: Wisdom Afriyie Obeng
The Black Stars of Ghana have been placed in pot 2 for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ahead of the final draw.
This is scheduled to take place on October 12, the 24 teams that have qualified for the tournament will be divided into four pots of six teams each.
Defending champions Senegal, host nation Ivory Coast, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, and Algeria will battle it out in Pot 1
Pot 2, where Ghana is placed, consists of archrivals Nigeria, Cameroon, Mali, Burkina Faso, and DR Congo.
Ghana will be hoping for a favorable draw as they aim to perform well and make amends for their disappointing performance in the previous edition, where they failed to advance from the group stage.
South Africa, will go head to head with Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Zambia, Guinea, and Mauritania.
Pot 4 contains Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Namibia, Gambia, Angola, and Tanzania.
The draw will determine the groupings for the tournament, and teams from different pots will be grouped into six groups for the competition.
The draw ceremony for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday, October 12.
Cote d’Ivoire is set to host the biennial competition, which is scheduled to be held from January 13 to February 11.
source: Wisdom Obeng Afriyie || Pure Sports