Saturday, July 13, 2024

2024 WAFCON DRAW : Copper Queens exempted from first round …to face winner between Angola and Sudan 

The Zambia Women’s National Team have been exempted from the first round of the  TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2024 Qualifiers. 

The Copper Queens who finished third at the 2022 WAFCON will join the qualifiers in the second round. 

Zambia and South Africa are the two teams exempted from the first round as the two highest finishers at the last tournament since Morocco have already qualified as hosts. 

Following the draws conducted this evening in Rabat ahead of the upcoming 2024 Morocco Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers a number of exciting fixtures have been set up. 

Zambia will face the winner between Angola and Sudan in the second round while South Africa will take on either Eswatini or Burkina Faso in the second round as well which is the final round of qualifiers later this year. 

In the first round, Senegal will kick off their campaign against Mozambique while South Sudan were set up with a tie against Egypt.

Eleven-time African champions, Nigeria were drawn against Sao Tome and Principe while the Democratic Republic of Congo face Benin, with the winner facing either Equatorial Guinea or Libya in the next round.

Cape Verde have a tricky encounter against Liberia while Algeria will be looking at making a good return to the tournament when facing Uganda.

Ghana will cross swords against Rwanda in what promises to be an epic duel while Togo, who are aiming for their second participation in the tournament must first overcome Djibouti.

The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon take on Kenya, with the winner having to face the victor between Gabon and Botswana

Quarter-finalists at Morocco 2022, Tunisia will play Niger with the winner setting up a match against the winner between Guinea Bissau and Congo in the second round.

The dates for the first and second round of the 13th edition of the biggest continent showpiece of the Women’s game will be communicated in due course. 

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