The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has officially confirmed the kick-off dates for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), scheduled for Côté d’Ivoire in 2024.
The four weeks tournament, will be staged in four cities, Abidjan, Bouaké, Korhogo, San-Pedro and Yamoussoukro.
Now CAF has confirmed that the competition will kick-off on January 13, 2024, with the final set on February 11, 2024.
The opening match of the tournament, which will be in its 34th edition, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 13 January 2024 at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan.
It is the first time in 36-years that Côté d’Ivoire is hosting the AFCON, after they last did so in 1984. Already, four countries have secured qualification for the Pan-African Football Jamboree, joining host Côté d’Ivoire, who had already qualified courtesy of their status as host.
Following qualifiers games played last week, defending champions Senegal, Morocco, Algeria and the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, secured their spots, ahead of the last phase of games scheduled in September.
CAF also confirmed that the draw ceremony for AFCON 2023, will take place in September, immediately after the last round of qualifiers.
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