AFCON 2025 Qualifiers: CAF Conducts Preliminary Draws




Following the successful conclusion to the 34th edition of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations, the preliminary draw for the next edition of the competition set to take place in Morocco was officially conducted at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, 20 February.

A total of 52 nations will be engaged for the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2025 qualifiers.

For the preliminary stage of the qualifiers, a total of eight (8) lowest ranked nations as per the FIFA Rankings will compete in a home and away knockout format, where the four (4) remaining nations will then be eligible to join the 44 nations that will be engaged in the group stages of the qualifiers.

During this stage of the qualifiers, the four lowest ranked nations will play at home first, with the return leg to be hosted by the higher ranked opposing nation.

Both home and away fixtures of the qualifiers are scheduled to take place in the next FIFA International Break between 20 – 26 March 2024.


TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2025 Preliminary Draw


Somalia vs Eswatini

Sao Tome vs South Sudan

Chad vs Mauritius

Djibouti vs Liberia


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