CAF Conducts AFCON Morocco 2025 Preliminary Draw

By: Gyang Dakwo

The preliminary draw for the next edition of the TotalEnergies set to take place in Morocco was officially conducted at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, 20 February.

A statement from CAF states that a total of 52 nations will be engaged for the qualifiers.

For the preliminary stage, a total of eight (8) lowest ranked nations as per the FIFA Rankings will compete in a home and away knockout format, where four (4) nations will emerge to join the 44 nations that will be engaged in the group stages of the qualifiers.

Both home and away fixtures of the qualifiers are scheduled to take place in the next FIFA International Break between 20 – 26 March 2024.

CAF will soon announce the official draw of the group stages of the qualifiers upon the conclusion of the preliminary stages.