Ghana Placed In Pot 2 Of AFCON Draw; Set To Face Giants Of The Continent At Cameroon 2022

Four times African champions, Ghana, have been placed in Pot Two of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations draw to be held in Yaoundé on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.

The Black Stars have been placed in a pot that has seven times champions Egypt, Ivory Coast- the last team to beat Ghana in a final, Guinea, Burkina Faso and Mali.

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This means the Black Stars would face any of the teams in Pot 1, which has defending champions, Algeria, rivals Nigeria, Tunisia, Senegal and hosts nation Cameroon.

The grouping of teams into Pots is based on the official FIFA ranking, which Ghana currently sits on seventh position.

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The Black Stars qualified for AFCON 2022 after finishing top of Group C of the Nations Cup qualifiers, winning four matches, drawing one and losing one.

The last time the West Africa powerhouse won the Nations Cup in 1982, but have come close three times since, in 1992, 2010 and 2015.

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The draw which will take place at Palas de Congres Hotel in Younde on the Tuesday, August 17, 2021 will see the 24 participating teams divided into six groups of four.