17 African countries will join host Algeria in the nation’s capital, Algiers for the last draw of TotalEnergies African Countries Title (CHAN) that will be held on Saturday, 01 October 2022.
The draw will be live from the Opera House in Algiers at 19h00 local time (18h00 GMT, 20h00 Cairo time, 21h00 East African Time) and will be live in various platforms including CAF television partners and CAF digital pages.
The draw will be attended by the coaches and senior officials from the participating member nations.
Algeria will become the seventh country to Host the TotalEnergies African Countries Title one year from now between 13 January and 04 February 2023.
They will also become the 6th country to host both the CHAN and TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Countries competitions, joining Cameroon, Cote d’ Ivoire, Morocco, South Africa and Sudan in hosting both CAF senior men’s competitions.
Alongside Morocco in 2018 just two different hosts; Sudan who finished third in 2011 and Cameroon who set fourth in 2020 have come to the Semi-finals.
Of the 18 teams, just Madagascar are making their competition debut, which sees them become the 32nd other country to qualify for the competition.
The Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda have both reached at their 6th CHAN Finals. For the Ugandan’s, it is their 6th progressive capability having passed up a major opportunity just in 2009, while the DRC simply neglected to meet all requirements for one competition in 2018.
Five different nations; Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Libya, Mali and Morocco are showing up at their fifth finals.