Notjustloaded | Latest News, Politics, Nigerian News Today, Latest Nigerian News, 2023 Elections, Tinubu, APC, PDP, Labour Party, Peter Obi, Atiku, BBNaija, Nigeria, Education

Sports Videos

See Who Nigeria Will Be Facing At AFCON U-23 Tournament


The draw for the 2023 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON took place at the headquarters of the Confederation of Football in Cairo on Thursday with Nigeria offered an easy passage en route to qualifying for the tournament.

The country’s U-23 team have been drawn to play in the second round of the qualifiers where they face the winners of the first round fixture between Tanzania and South Sudan.

READ ALSO: Chelsea Probe Alleged Racist Abuse Against Heung-min Son

RELATED:  My Love Story: Watch Out For Pastor Who Reveals Marriage Secrets You Should Know

However, the first round of the qualifiers, a and away fixture, will take place from September 19 to 27, while the second round games have been scheduled for October 21 to 30.

Outbrain Advertisements

The competition which will be hosted by Morocco has been scheduled to hold in June 2023. The final round of the qualifying phase will hold between March 20 to 28, 2023. Morocco automatically qualified as host to the final tournament while the remaining 38 teams will play the qualifiers.

RELATED:  2023: “Is It Only Yoruba That Exists?” – Ladi Adebutu Says It Is Not Yoruba’s Turn To Be President

READ ALSO: 2022 Ballon d’Or: Asisat Oshoala Misses Out on Final Nominees

The U-23 AFCON tournament will serve as a qualifying tournament for the football event at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. According to CAF, a total of 39 Member Associations are engaged in the qualifiers.

U-23

Trending video of the day;

Photo Credit: Getty

Join The Discussion

Do you find Notjustloaded useful? Click here to give us five stars rating!




No one has commented yet. Be the first!
Leave a Reply