Ghana in Pot 1 ahead of 2023 AFCON qualification draw today

Published on: 19 April 2022

The Black Stars of Ghana have been placed in Pot 1 ahead of the upcoming 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualification draw today, April 19, 2022.

The draw for the Nations Cup will take place in Johannesburg.

Ghana are in Pot 1 together with host Cote D’Ivoire, African Champions Senegal, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, DR. Congo, Burkina Faso, Mali, host Cote D’Ivoire, Algeria, Tunisia and Cameroon.

The four-time African champion exited the competition in Cameroon at the group stages - the first time Ghana have gone out in the group stages since 2006 in Egypt.

Black Stars suffered a 3-2 to the Comoros Islands to finish bottom of their opening round group and this led to the sacking of Milovan Rajevac.

Ghana suffered an opening group match defeat to the Atlas Lions of Morocco, drew 1-1 with Gabon in their second group game.

48 African countries will be aiming to qualify for the 34th edition of the biennial Africa showpiece in an attempt to dethrone Aliou Cisse’s Lions of Teranga as continental kings.

Cote d'Ivoire are scheduled to host the tournament from June 23 to July 23, 2023.