U-23 AFCON : Coach Ibrahim Tanko to leave for Egypt on Tuesday for U23 AFCON draw

Black Meteors head coach Ibrahim Tanko will leave Ghana for Egypt on Tuesday ahead of the draw for the Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations slated for October 2nd.

Tanko will find out the teams his side will face on Wednesday as he maps up a programme to qualify Ghana to the 2020 TOKYO Olympics.

The official draw for the tournament will be held at the iconic 19th century palace, built on a high hill and overlooking the beautiful beaches of Alexandria.

The time for the draw is 17H00 local time (15H00 GMT).

The representatives of the qualified teams are expected to be in attendance for the event that will set the tone for the final tournament scheduled for 8-22 November 2019.

Ghana booked their ticket for this year’s championship after edging the Fennec Foxes of Algeria 2-1 on aggregate in the final qualifying round.

Going into the hat will be the hosts, Egypt, South Africa, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria and Zambia.

The top three in Egypt will be representing the continent at the 2020 Olympics.

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