Twenty teams will be taking part in the delayed competition billed for January 13 and February 11, 2024. The draw for the group stage of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday evening. Nigeria’s Super Eagles are up against the hosts Cote d’Ivoire alongside Guinea-Bissau and Guinea.
Manchester United will face the Bayern Munich of Harry Kane in this season’s Champions League while Thursday’s draw for the group stage also placed Paris Saint-Germain and Newcastle United together. Appearing in Europe’s elite club competition for the first time in 20 years, Saudi-owned Newcastle will face AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund as well as
The Afcon was originally due to be held this year—two years after the 2019 event in Egypt—but was pushed back until early 2022 in light of the corinavirus pandemic. It will now take place in Cameroon in January and February next year, 2022. Ahead of the draw, the 24 qualifiers have been placed in four