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The lottery puts Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt into different groups

The lottery puts Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt into different groups


The draw for the African Nations Cup on Tuesday in Yande, the capital of Cameroon, led to a draw for the teams, and the Arab teams avoided facing each other. Egypt came in Group D with Nigeria, while Algeria are waiting for a serious clash against Ivory Coast in Group E, while Morocco will face Ghana in Group C, whose team is one of the strongest African teams.

I got the lottery Cup of African Nations In the football held on Tuesday 2022, at the convention palace in Yaunde, the capital of the host Cameroon, strong Arab teams will fall into conflict between them.

Morocco and Ghana are in Group C, including the Comoros and Capone. As for Egypt, it ranks fourth in the number of wins (7), along with Nigeria, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.

Hossam L-Badri, Egypt coach, said after the draw, “Our team’s fall with Nigeria, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan is not a balanced and easy team.

He stressed that he has great confidence in the skills and abilities of his players “to cope with this team and provide good conditions to meet the aspirations of the Egyptian fans”.

The fifth group included Algeria, who had the last edition, with the exception of Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea and Ivory Coast.

The “Desert Fox” team, led by Manchester City player Riyad Mahrez, has not lost in 27 games, especially since November 2018, and has emerged as a potential candidate to win its third continental title.

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The meeting between Algeria and Ivory Coast has been renewed since the last edition of the Continental Championship, after a 1-1 draw in the quarterfinals to win Mahrez’s teammates on penalties knowing that the only team unbeaten by the current champions is the latter.

The FIFA International Federation of Sports classifies matches officially drawn by penalty shootouts, knowing that Algeria only need a penalty shootout situation to qualify for the title. Tunisia play in Group F with Mali, Mauritania and Gambia.

The African Football Confederation (CAF) has postponed the June 25 draw due to logistics issues related to the “Covit-19” virus, as it has postponed the outbreak championship to 2021. It will take place from January 9 to February 6, 2022.

The 24 teams participating in the finals were divided into six groups, with the first and second qualifying directly for the second round, with the top four teams placing third in six groups.

Here is the first round draw:

Group A: Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Cape Verde

Group B: Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinea and Malawi

Group C: Morocco, Ghana, Comoros and Capone

Group D: Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau

Group E: Algeria, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea and Ivory Coast

Group F: Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania and the Gambia

Teams that produced the Cup Draw of African Countries © Infographic France Médias Monde

France 24 / AFP