Africa: Draw Marks Kickoff of the Road to Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2022


The race towards African Women Football showpiece, Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2022 kicked off on Monday, 10 May 2021.

CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, hosted today the draw for the qualification series, that saw a record of 45 member associations taking part in the qualifiers’ series.

Morocco, the host country of the final tournament who automatically qualified as hosts. So, 44 teams will take part in the qualifiers.

It will be the first edition organized under the format of 12 teams.

CAF Senior Manager of Women Football & Futsal Heba Sarwat conducted the draw, assisted by Egyptian footballer Nadine Ghazy.

Following are the draw results:

First round

M1 – Uganda v Ethiopia

M2 – Kenya v South Sudan

M3 – Eritrea v Burundi

M4 – Djibouti v Rwanda

M5 – Malawi v Zambia

M6 – Tanzania v Namibia

M7 – Zimbabwe v Eswatini

M8 – Angola v Botswana

M9 – Mozambique v South Africa

M10 – Algeria v Sudan

M11 – Egypt v Tunisia

M12 – Equatorial Guinea v DR Congo

M13 – Sao Tome and Principe v Togo