Uganda learn its opponents for African Games Accra 2023

Uganda learn its opponents for African Games Accra 2023

The official draw for the football event for the African Games Accra 2023 was officially conducted on Thursday, February 1st in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

A total of nine (9) teams in the Men’s division and eight (8) from the women’s will compete in the competition scheduled for March 08th – 24th 2024.

Uganda Hippos

This will be the 13th edition of the multi-sport continental event which dates back to 1965 when Congo hosted the maiden edition.

Conducted on the sidelines of the ongoing TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 by CAF Legends, Amanda Dlamini and Emmanuel Eboue, the Draw produced some interesting outcomes in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

In the women’s division, Group A sees hosts Ghana being grouped with Tanzania and Ethiopia as well as rising force Uganda.

In Group B, Nigeria, Senegal, Cameroon and Morocco will contest for the top two finishes to advance further.

For the men’s category, host Ghana will be joined by debutants, The Gambia, Benin and Congo who won the inaugural edition in Group A.

For Group B, Nigeria, South Sudan, Senegal, Uganda and Tunisia will battle each other in a very competitive group.
African Games Accra 2023 Draw Results
Women’s Draw

GROUP A: Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia
GROUP B: Nigeria, Senegal, Cameroon and Morocco
Men’s Draw
GROUP A: Ghana, Gambia, Benin and Congo
GROUP B: Nigeria, South Sudan, Senegal, Uganda and Tunisia

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