Seven-time champions Nigeria will sq. as much as host nation Egypt, Senegal, and Mozambique within the group stage of the 2023 Africa U20 Cup of Nations finals scheduled for Egypt from nineteenth February – eleventh March. The 4 groups are in Group A.
The draw held in Cairo on Friday night additionally positioned Uganda, Central African Republic, South Sudan, and Congo in Group B, whereas The Gambia, Tunisia, Benin Republic, and Zambia will slot it out in Group C.
It’s the first time that the Africa U20 Cup of Nations will witness 12 groups, with the 4 prime groups in Egypt qualifying to symbolize Africa on the FIFA U20 World Cup finals already slated for twentieth Might – eleventh June in Indonesia.
From the results of the draw, the Flying Eagles, who certified as champions of WAFU B zone, will play their first match of the match towards Senegal, who emerged from the WAFU A zone.
Egypt certified robotically as hosts, whereas Tunisia emerged from North Africa and Mozambique and Zambia emerged from the COSAFA zone. The Gambia joined Senegal from WAFU A simply as Benin Republic, who misplaced to Nigeria within the WAFU B Closing in Niamey in Might, joined Nigeria from WAFU B zone.
Congo-Brazzaville and the Central African Republic emerged from Central Africa, whereas Uganda and South Sudan are representing East Africa.