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Beach Soccer AFCON Qualifiers draw to be conducted this Friday June 24

The draw for the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations 2022 will be conducted on Friday, 24 June 2022 in Maputo, Mozambique.

The draw will kick off at 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT) and livestreamed on CAF digital Platforms.

Title holders Senegal, who hosted the 2021 edition in Saly Portudal, are amongst the 14 teams engaged in this qualifying phase.

The Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations Mozambique 2022 will be held from 21 to 30 October 2022.

The seven qualified teams will join 2021 runners-up Mozambique who qualify automatically as hosts.

\Below the procedure \

Engaged Teams: Cameroon, Comoros, Cote D’Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda.

Ranking of the teams: 

Rank Country
1 Senegal
2 Morocco
3 Egypt
4 Nigeria
5 Uganda
6 Tanzania
7 Madagascar
8 Cote D’Ivoire
9 Seychelles
10 Libya
11 Ghana
12 Comores
13 Cameroon
14 Malawi

The ranking is established according to the results of the last 3 final tournament as follows:

Rank Points
Winner 8
Runner up 7
3rd place 6
4th place 5
5th place 4
6th place 3
7th place 2
8th place 1

To give more weight to the recent editions:                                                                        

_               Points of last edition 2021 are multiplied by 3 _

_               Points of the 2018 edition are multiplied by 2 _

_               Points of the 2016 edition are multiplied by 1 _

The teams are distributed according to ranking and geographical criteria: 

  • The teams of the level 1 in COSAFA & CECAFA play against the teams of the level 2 in COSAFA.
  • The teams of level 1 of UNAF, WAFU A & WAFU B play against the teams of the level 2 of UNAF, & WAFU B. Since there is only one team engaged from UNIFFAC, this team will join the teams of level 2 of UNAF and WAFU B.
Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4
Uganda Seychelles Senegal Côte d’Ivoire
Tanzania Comores Morocco Libya
Madagascar Malawi Egypt Ghana
Nigeria Cameroon

One ball will be drawn from Pot 2 (COSAFA) and will be matched with a ball from Pot 1 (COSAFA & CECAFA). This procedure will be repeated 2 more times (3 overall)

Then, one ball will be drawn from Pot 4 (UNAF, UNIFFAC & WAFU B), and will be matched with a ball from Pot 3 (UNAF, WAFU A & WAFU B). This procedure will be repeated 3 more times (4 overall).

Credit: CAF Communications Department

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