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Preliminary Round of AFCON 2025 Qualifiers to Kick off Today

Wed 20 Mar 2024 | 08:30 AM
AFCON 2025
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Today, Wednesday, the contests of the preliminary round of 2025 AFCON qualifiers will kick off.

Eight lowest-ranked nations as per the FIFA Rankings will participate in a home and away knockout format for the preliminary round of the qualifiers.

The 4 winning teams will join the 44 nations that will be engaged in the group stages of the qualifiers.

During this stage of the qualifiers, the four lowest-ranked nations will play at home first, with the return leg to be hosted by the higher-ranked opposing nation.

The fixtures will be this FIFA International Break between March 20 and 26.

Regarding the results of the draw, they were as follows:

Somalia vs Eswatini

Sao Tome vs South Sudan

Chad vs Mauritius

Djibouti vs Liberia