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Nigeria, 23 Other Countries Register For 2024 AFCON In Cote D’Ivoire

Nigeria and 23 other countries have registered to trade tackles at the January 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament in Cote D’Ivoire.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that five-time AFCON champions, Cameroon today, September 13, spanked Burundi 3-O to complete the star studded list of qualified teams.
A breakdown of the qualified countries shows that 12 former AFCON champions, including three-time champions, Nigeria, will be on parade come January, 2024.
Hosts, Cote d’Ivoire will be leading a strong West African contingent of 11 countries, including holders Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea, Burkina Faso among others.
Tanzania, representing East Africa returns for a second finals after a brave showing in the qualifiers.
The North Africans are represented by seven-time champions Egypt, World Cup semi-finalists Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.
Egypt will be looking for an eighth unprecedented title, having reached two of the last three finals in 2017 and at the 2021 edition.
NAN reports there will be no debutants in this edition, as the continent’s football power houses managed to maintain and seal qualification.
Full list of 24 qualified countries are Algeria, Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire (Hosts) and DR Congo.
Others are Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco and Mozambique,
Others are Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal (Title Holders), South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia and  Zambia.

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