The list of 24 countries that will participate at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations(AFCON) been confirmed.
DAILY GIST reports that the tournament will take place in Cote d’Ivoire. from the list, 12 former AFCON champions, including Nigeria, will be on parade by January 2024.
Continental giants Senegal, Egypt, Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco and Algeria have already booked their tickets.
There will be no debutants as Gambia will be making their second appearance at the AFCON.
Tanzania representing East Africa returns for second finals after a brave showing in the qualifiers.↳
The North Africans are represented by seven-time champions Egypt, and World Cup semi-finalists Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria.
Egypt will be looking for an eighth unprecedented title, having reached two of the last three finals in 2017 and at the 2021 edition.
Hosts, Cote d’Ivoire will be leading a strong West African contingent of 11 countries, including holders Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea, and Burkina Faso among others.
With the qualifiers now over, the countdown begins to the
draw as the teams will discover their opponents.
Defending champions Senegal and regional powers Egypt and
Nigeria as well as World Cup semi-finalists Morocco are likely
to be among the pre-tournament favourites.
However, with an array of talent across the 24 qualifiers, the
competition for continental glory promises to be fierce
Below is list of the countries that qualified for the tournament in alphabetical order:
Cote d’Ivoire (Hosts)