African Games holders in Group of Deathby Tintswalo Baloyi
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Confederation of African Football has conducted the draw for the African Games scheduled for September in Congo.
A total of 16 teams consisting of eight each for the men’s and women’s event have been pooled at an event held at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
For the men’s event, Burkina Faso, Congo, Sudan and Zimbabwe have been drawn in group A while Egypt, defending champions Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal will compete what is anticipated to be a tightly-contested Group B.
For the women’s edition, Congo, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Tanzania are in Group A.
Group B, arguably the “Group of Death” ,consists of champions Cameroon, Ghana, Egypt and South Africa.
The winners and runner up of each group will qualify for the semis, with the eventual progressing to the final.
The final tournament will be held from 3-18 September 2015 in Brazzaville.
– CAJ News
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