Hosts Morocco will face a stiff battle in the race to progress from Group A of the TotalEnergies U23 Africa Cup of Nations after being drawn with Ghana, Guinea and Congo.
The draw was attended by African legends Patrick Mboma and Aziz Bouderbala and conducted at the Mohammed VI Technical Centre in Rabat, Morocco, on Friday.
The tournament, which is exclusively for players under age 23, will take place from June 24 to July 8, 2023, in the cities of Rabat and Tangier.
Morocco will face Ghana on Saturday, 24 June 2023, at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex in Rabat and kick-off at 21:00 local time (20:00 GMT).
In Group A, host Morocco alone side Ghana, Congo and Guinea. Group B features holders Egypt, Mali, Gabon and Niger in what promises to be a high-flying show.
Group A matches will be held at Rabat’s Prince Moulay Abdellah Sports Complex, while Group B matches will take place at the Grand Stade de Tanger in Tangier.
The first three nations will get their ticket for the Summer Olympics in 2024.
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