Eagles placed in pot 2 of CHAN2018 draws


As the 2018 CHAN tournament draws closer, CAF organizing committee of the competition on Wednesday revealed the pots in which qualified teams will be drawn.

Sixteen qualified teams will be drawn into four groups of four teams on Friday in Rabat, Morocco.

Nigeria home based Eagles are among the qualified teams that will be drawn on Friday and they were placed in pot 2 alongside Cameroon, Guinea and Zambia.

Nigeria secured their qualification tickets after they edged Benin over two legs.

The Organising Committee also approved the calendar of the final tournament which will run from 13 January to 4 February 2018 in the following cities: Casablanca (Group A), Marrakech (Group B), Tangier (Group C) and Agadir (Group D).

The opening match and final to played at the newly constructed Mohammed V complex in Casablanca.

Pot 1: Morocco (host), Angola, Cote d’Ivoire,
Pot 2: Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria, Zambia
Pot 3: Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan
Pot 4: Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea,
Mauritania, Namibia


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