Ghana will take on Burkina Faso in the Zone B Qualifiers for the 2020 African Nations Qualifiers to be held in Ethiopia next year.
This was revealed after the draw for the qualifiers was done in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday.
The Confederation of African Football met to decide on the format for the qualifiers and it was determined that the continent would be divided into zones out of which teams would qualify for the CHAN Tournament.
The breakdown for the zones is as follows:
Northern Zone – 2 teams
Western A Zone – 2 teams
Western B Zone – 3 teams
Central Zone – 3 teams
Central-East Zone – 2 teams + Ethiopia
Southern Zone – 3 teams
Ghana is in West Africa Zone B which has other members being Benin, Togo, Nigeria, Niger, Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso.
In all, 47 countries will engage in the qualifiers for 15 slots with the 16th going to hosts, Ethiopia.
CAF stated that it would soon reveal the dates and schedule for the qualifiers.
By: Citi Sports