Sun. Oct 17th, 2021

AFCON 2021: Ghana Draw Morocco In Group C

Ghana has been drawn in Group C for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations(AFCON) to be staged in Cameroon. The Black Stars has been paired with familiar foes, Morocco, Comoros, and Gabon.

The 2015 AFCON finalists were in the same group with Morocco during the 2008 competition, which was staged in Ghana, where they beat the Atlas Lions 2-0 at the Accra sports stadium.

Comoros was an opponent during the second round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The senior national team drew the first leg 0-0 before defeating them 2-0 in the second leg in November 2015, courtesy of goals from Wakaso and Jordan Ayew.

Ghana defeated Gabon 4-0 on aggregate in June 2008 during the 2010 World Cup qualifiers, winning the double-legged tie 2-0 each.

The tournament will be staged between January 9, and February 6, 2022.

Defending champions, Algeria will open their title defense against Sierra Leone, while host nation, Cameroon will on January 9, 2022, play 2013 finalist Burkina Faso in the opening game of the competition.