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Soccer News of Monday, 14 September 2015

Source: CAF

AFCON U-23 Senegal: Final tournament draw today

The draw for the final tournament of the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations Senegal 2015 is expected to take place on Monday, 14 September 2015 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt at 09H00 GMT.

Eight teams including hosts Senegal will be involved in the draw, which will pit the participating teams into two groups of four teams each.

According to the procedure for the draw, hosts Senegal is the top seed in Group A with the coefficient A1, whilst Egypt are ranked B1 based on their performance from the previous tournament.

The six remaining teams (Algeria, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia and Zambia) will be put in the same pot (Pot 1).

The first team drawn will go to Group A, with the next going to Group B. Pot 2 and 3 would contain the positions A2, A3 & A4 and B2, B3 and B4. Once a team a team is picked, there will be another draw to determine its position, A2, B3 etc; to be repeated until the groups are complete.

The top two placed teams from each group will qualify for the semis.

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