18, July 2019
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the pots for the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
The 2021 AFCON will be organized in Cameroon. Cameroon was set to host the ongoing 2019 tournament but was stripped of hosting rights. The West African country was not prepared for the tournament in terms of the standard of the stadium and other issues.
The CAF listed the teams in 5 pots according to their FIFA rankings. The first two pots include 12 national teams, while the remaining three have only eight. Morocco was listed in the first pot alongside Algeria, Egypt, Senegal, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Tunisia. CAF Announces 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers Pots. The draw of the 2021 AFCON will be made on Thursday, July 18 in Cairo, Egypt.
Source: Morocco News