When is the African Nations Championship draw: Everything you need to know

African teams collide in November when the African Nations Championship draw will be made and 16 teams know their fate towards continental glory.

Congo DR made history in 2016 by becoming the first team to win two titles but they will be missing out after being dumped by Congo-Brazzaville.

Libya are the only past champions in this edition. However, the Mediterranean Knights will not have an easy run at glory, with the likes Zambia, Cameroon and Nigeria set to challenge, while Equatorial Guinea, Egypt and Namibia make their debut.

WHEN WILL THE DRAW BE MADE?

Morocco

Event Date Venue
2018 CHAN draw Friday, November 17 Sofitel Rabat

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship takes place on Friday, November 17 at Sofitel Rabat.

The 16 teams will be zoned into four groups of four teams. Though the draw procedure will be confirmed by the Confederation of African Football, hosts Morocco will be seeded in Group A.

WHAT TEAMS ARE IN THE DRAW?

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

WHERE IS 2018 CHAN BEING HOSTED?

Morocco fans

The African Nations Championship is being hosted in Morocco after Kenya got stripped of the hosting right.

The tournament will be played in four stadia across Casablanca (Group A), Marrakech (Group B), Tangier (Group C) and Agair (Group D).

They are Stade Mohamed V, Stade de Marrakech, Stade Ibn Batouta and Stade Adrar.

CAN I WATCH THE CHAN DRAW?

Yes, the draw will be available to watch on a number of platforms, including television and via online stream.

In Nigeria, viewers can watch live on SuperSport or follow it LIVE on Goal.com

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