Super Eagles To Face 7-Time Champions In First AFCON Group Match

Next Super Eagles AFCON match between Nigeria versus Egypt will happen on the eleventh January 2022.

Cameroon will start the 2021 AFCON competition off against Burkina Faso on January 9, 2022,

The draws of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Cup was hung on Tuesday evening at the Palais de Congres in Yaounde, Cameroon.

There were 24 groups, isolated into six pots for the draws that had Mimi Fawaz and Leonard Chatelain as occasion comperes.

After a melodic introduction, the crowd was blessed to receive a video visit through the six scenes reserved for the competition. Yaounde will have two scenes, while one each will come from Douala, Limbe-Beua, Bafoussam, and Garoua.

From that point, Cameroon legend and competition representative, Roger Milla, will welcome the AFCON prize in front of an audience. CAF President Patrice Motsepe, in his invite discourse, uncovered that the significant push of his organization is the manner by which to “make African football truly outstanding on the planet.”

Motsepe added CAF is conversing with more would-be supports since Africa needs greater venture to become the game on the landmass.

That likewise incorporates making a satchel for prize cash that will go straightforwardly to the players from the triumphant country.

The 59-year-old South African tycoon expected the CAF administration in March 2021 and his emphasis has been on the most proficient method to work on the accounts of the 54 football leagues on the landmass.

He added: “The achievement and development of football in Africa is inseparably interwoven with the development of the economies of these countries.”

He guaranteed that 2021 AFCON will feature African football in the best light; “as truly outstanding, energizing, and cutthroat on the planet.”

Some African football legends like El Hadji Diouf, Lucas Radebe, and Rigobert Song were additionally on show.

Radebe uncovered he will uphold Zimbabwe, since South Africa neglected to qualify. He kidded, “we are allowing different nations an opportunity”. He likewise added there are no little groups any longer.

Numerous legends were approached stage when the attracts legitimate were to start. Samuel Eto’o, Gaelle Enganamouit, Rabah Madjer, Didier Drogba, and Asamoah Gyan joined CAF’s Director of Competitions, Samson Adamu.

Cameroon, as hosts, were assigned as A1-Group A, and Burkina Faso were drawn as their first day of the season rivals. Likewise in Group An are Ethiopia and Cape Verde.

Three-time support, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, lead Group D and their initial match will be against seven-time advocate, the Pharaohs of Egypt, on January 11.

They are joined by 1970 heroes Sudan and Guinea-Bissau, who are showing up in the opposition.

The commencement is 144 days to the beginning of the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations Cup competition, which starts off on January 9, 2022, and will run till February 6, when the last will be played.

Bunch A Group B Group C Group D Group E

Cameroon Senegal Morocco Nigeria Algeria

B/Faso Guinea Ghana Egypt Sierra Leone

Ethiopia Zimbabwe Comoros Sudan Equatorial Guinea

Cape Verde Malawi Gabon Guinea-Bissau Cote

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