The Confederation of African Football has drawn lots for the CHAN 2018 group stage Friday in Rabat. Kenya, designated to host the event in place of Kenya, has inherited a group in the range compounded by Guinea, 4th of the previous edition, Sudan, third in 2011’s and Mauritania, finalist of the last edition.
Ivory coast was spared by the draw made by former Moroccan glory, Mustapha Hadji. The local Elephants will play in group B with Zambia, Uganda and Namibia, who will discover the competition for the first time. Group C is a bit hotter. It is composed of Libya, the only winner of the competition this year, Nigeria, one of the favorites, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea, qualified for the first time.
Finally, Angola, Cameroon, Congo, defender of the title, the DRC and Burkina Faso make up group D of this competition which brings together local players playing on the African continent from January 13 to 4 February 2018.
Group A: Morocco, Guinea, Sudan, Mauritania (in Casablanca)
Group B: Ivory Coast, Zambia, Uganda, Namibia (in Marrakech)
Group C: Libya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea (in Tangier)
Group D: Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Burkina Faso (in Agadir)
— CAF (@CAF_Online) 17 novembre 2017