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Sports News of Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Source: primenewsghana.com

CHAN 2020: Ghana to face Burkina Faso in qualifiers

At a ceremony held today in Cario, Ghana's Black Stars B have been pitted against Burkina Faso in the Western Zone B qualifiers for the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Ethiopia.

The draw sees Ghana host Burkina Faso in the first leg of the qualifies with the returned leg in Ouagadougou.

The first round matches will be on the weekend of April 19-21 with the return legs set for May 10-12.

Games for the third round will be played on the weekend of September 20-22.

Forty-seven (47) teams are engaged in the battle for 15 places to join host Ethiopia for the final tournament of the sixth edition of the tournament designed exclusively for footballers playing in their domestic leagues.

The draw was the highlight of the meeting of the 25-member committee, which saw the format and procedure approved.

The format of the competition remains unchanged and will be played on a zonal basis to determine the finalists for Ethiopia.