CHAN 2018 Finals Update: Uganda in Pot 3, draws set for Friday

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UPDATE:Total African Nations Championship Morocco 2018.

  • Uganda in Pot 3  with Congo, Rwanda and Sudan

  • Cranes will know their group stage opponents on Friday during the draw in  Morocco

  •  Cranes CHAN Team Manager Kasana Joseph will attend the draw.

 

Uganda has been placed in Pot 3 with Congo, Rwanda and Sudan for the Total African Nations Championship Morocco 2018.

The latest development means that CECAFA teams can’t face each other in the group stages of the competition.

At its meeting on Wednesday, 15 November 2017, in Rabat, Morocco, the Organising Committee for CHAN approved the procedure for the draw of the final tournament.

The draw will be held on Friday, 17 November 2017 at Sofitel Rabat.

Uganda will be represented by Cranes CHAN Team Manager Kasana Joseph who will also get the chance for a guided tour of the stadiums to be used during the tournament.

The four Pots consisting of the 16 qualified teams were decided on the basis of a ranking established taking into account the performances at the past editions of the final tournament designed exclusively for footballers playing in their domestic leagues.

Pot 1: Morocco (host), Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, Libya
Pot 2: Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria, Zambia
Pot 3: Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan
Pot 4: Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritania, Namibia

CHAN finals in Morocco will run from 13th January to 4th February 2018 in the following cities: Casablanca (Group A), Marrakech (Group B), Tangier (Group C) and Agadir (Group D).

The opening match and the final will be played at the newly refurbished Mohamed V Complex in Casablanca, which also hosted the second leg final of the Total CAF Champions League 2017.

Source: Cafonline.com 

MAIN PHOTO: The Uganda Cranes team that started against Rwanda in the return leg of the CHAN match at Stade De Kigali. Cranes advanced to the CHAN Finals 3-2 on aggregate. 

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