We know more about the details of the draw for the African Cup of Nations is scheduled for August 17 in Yaoundé. This Friday, the Confederation of African Football has indicated that the teams will be divided into four pots, according to the FIFA Ranking unveiled on August 12.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has unveiled the outline of the draw procedure. It will be based on the monthly barometer of the International Federation of Football (FIFA Ranking) published on August 12, 2021. That is to say the same system as for the draw of the CAN 2019. Thus, apart from Cameroon (host country) and Algeria (defending champion), the 22 other teams qualified for the competition will be placed in four pots according to their FIFA Ranking.
The expected pots
POT 1 : Cameroon, Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria
POT 2 : Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea
POT 3 : Cape Verde, Gabon, Mauritania, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Guinea-Bissau
POT 4: Malawi, Sudan, Equatorial Guinea, Comoros, Ethiopia, Gambia