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AFCON 2021: Ghana in Pot 1 ahead of Qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football has placed Ghana in Pot 1 ahead of the start of the AFCON 2021 qualifiers.

The draw for the first phase of the qualifiers was done in Cairo on Tuesday, 24 hours to the 3rd/4th place match of the 2019 AFCON between Nigeria and Tunisia.

The Black Stars of Ghana have been pitted in Pot 1 for AFCON 2021 qualifiers, meaning they will be avoiding some of the football powerhouses in the continent.

Pot 1 includes the likes of Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia.

In all, there are 5 pots which will eventually see the teams drawn into 12 groups of four teams each for the qualifiers.

The leaders and runners-up of each group will then automatically qualify for the tournament.

The Black Stars will be seeking to qualify to the 33rd edition of Africa football biggest showpiece to make amends after AFCON 2019 failure.

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