AFCON 2023: CAF receives provisional list

Edwin  - CEO December 15, 2023
Updated 2023/12/18 at 1:51 AM
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AFCON 2023
AFCON 2023

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  • 24 AFCON Qualified Nations submit provisional list
  • CAF Organizing Committee approves final list of 27 players 
  • Deadline for final submission set for 03 January 2024


One of the highlights of the countdown to the kickoff of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023 is the submission of provisional squads by the 24 Participating Member Associations (PMAs).


According to the Regulations of the tournament, each Member Association qualified for the final tournament are to submit a provisional list of no more than 55 players no later than 14 December 2023.


In a related development, the CAF Organizing Committee of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations has announced that the final squads for the Final Tournament will comprise of 27 players, from the initial 23 from previous events.


The registration of the four additional players on the final list of is only an option and not an obligation.


The deadline for the submission of the final squads for the tournament is 3 January 2023, exactly ten (10) days to the opening match.


However, only 23 players will be available for selection for each match during the tournament.


Also, a player in the final squad can only be replaced after a serious injury no less than 24-hours before the team’s first match following the approval of the medical certificate by the CAF Medical Committee.


The final tournament will take place from 13 January to 11 February 2024 in the Ivorian cities of Abidjan, Bouake, Korhogo, San Pedro and Yamoussoukro.


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