CAF Unveils Official Poster For U-23 Africa Cup of Nations
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Confederation of Africa Football, CAF has unveiled the official poster of the 2023 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON due to start in Morocco on Saturday
The opening match of the competition will be played in Rabat on 24 June 2023 between hosts, Morocco and Guinea.
The CAF U-23 AFCON is a Qualifier for the Summer Olympics, Paris 2024. This is the second CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations to be played in Morocco since the tournament was introduced in 2011.
CAFin statement said the poster was carefully designed to illustrate the hand of a footballer holding the coveted trophy, which also embodies the quest to pursue continental supremacy.
The green rays of the illustration symbolise the lush green lawns of Africa, while the red displays the passion of the competing nations along with the colours of the host country’s national flag.
Two Stadiums will be used for the competition. They are the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium as well as the Ibn-Batouta Stadium, commonly known as the Grand Stade de Tanger
Group A: Morocco, Ghana, Congo, Guinea
Group B: Egypt, Mali, Gabon, Niger
Nigeria’s Olympic Team failed to qualify for the eight-nation tournament after losing 2-0 on aggregate against Guinea.