AFCON 2021 DRAW: Ghana Placed In Pot Two

The 2022 Afcon is relied upon to begin on January 9 until February 6 with five host urban areas affirmed for the biennial competition.

Ghana is in pot two according to the list of the upcoming 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) draw, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, as indicated by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

The draw which will happen at Palas de Congress Hotel in Yaounde, Cameroon, will see the 24 taking part groups isolated into six gatherings of four.

The draw which was at first deferred in June due to the Covid pandemic influencing the world has the Multiple times African heroes set in a pot that has any semblance of multiple times champions Egypt, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Mali.

This implies the Black Stars would confront any of the groups in Pot 1, which has reigning champs, Algeria, rivals Nigeria, Tunisia, Senegal, and hosts country Cameroon.

The gathering of groups into Pots depends on the authority FIFA positioning, which has Ghana in the seventh situation in the lastest positioning.

Techniques of the Draw:

The 24 qualified groups are distributed to four pots of six groups each, given the FIFA/Coca-Cola World positioning delivered on 12 August 2021 (the last positioning delivered before the date of the draw).

Given this positioning, the main four groups are apportioned to Pot 1 alongside the hosts, Cameroon, and the

champion Algeria.

The excess 18 groups are assigned to the three leftover pots – 2, 3, and 4 as indicated by their positioning in slipping request.

See The Pots Below:

Host country Cameroon is in Pot 1 close by Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, and Morocco while Egypt, Ghana, Mali, Ivory Coast, Guinea, and Burkina Faso are in Pot 2. In Pot 3, there is Cape Verde, Gabon, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Guinea-Bissau, and Sierra Leone. Sudan, Malawi, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, and the Gambia make Pot 4.

The last time Ghana won the Nations Cup was in 1982, yet has approached multiple times since, in 1992, 2010, and 2015.


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