The draw for the Total-Energies Africa Cup of Nations, Cote d’Ivoire 2023 group stages will take place Tuesday night, following the release of the draw procedures by the Confederation of African Football on Monday.
The teams scheduled to participate in the draw will discover their paths to possible qualification for the competition when the draw takes place at 19h30 Tuesday evening.
48 countries qualified to participate in the second round of the qualifiers have been seeded into four pots based on the official FIFA ranking released on 31 March 2022.
South Africa, in the second-highest pot, Pot 2, will not avoid the continent’s heavyweights from Pot 1 but should be drawn into a group without opposition of similar strength.
The group stage qualifiers start in June this year with only the top two teams in every group progressing to the tournament set for the 23 of June 2023.