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Changes in U-20 & U-17 AFCON qualifiers

During the continent football governing body’s Executive committee meeting which was held on Thursday, November 21, 2019, in Cairo, it was confirmed that the qualifiers of the next edition of the U-20 & U-17 Africa Cup of Nations will be played as a zonal final tournament by the 6 zones of CAF.

Each zone will organize a final tournament that will qualify to CAF final tournament: AFCON U-17, Morocco 2021 and AFCON U-20, Mauritania 2021.

The Zones are responsible for opening the engagements, the choice of the host country subject to CAF validation, and the format of the tournament.

Two teams will qualify from each zone except of the zone of the host country of CAF final tournament (Morocco for the U-17 and Mauritania for the U-20) which will qualify only one team in addition to the team of the host country which is automatically qualified.
[12:41, 13/12/2019] Tumo Mpatane: Concerning the format of the final tournament, the Executive Committee decided to adopt the attached format.

As for the dates of the qualifiers of the U-17 zonal final tournaments, they should be played from 15th June to end July 2020.

The U-20 zonal final tournaments should be played from 1st October to 21st October 2020 or from 4th to 24th November 2020

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Letshwiti & Mfolo attend COSAFA AGM

Botswana Football Association President, Maclean Letshwiti and General Secretary Mfolo Mfolo will today attend the 2020 COSAFA Annual General Meeting which will be in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The AGM is expected to update member Association on the activities of the past year and the planned events for 2020. They are both expected back tomorrow on Sunday.

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