The draw for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) Algeria 2022 qualifiers has been set for Thursday, 26 May 2022 in Cairo, Egypt and Nigerians will know its opponents in the new 24hours.
The draw will be conducted at 13h00 Cairo time (11h00 GMT) live on CAF digital pages.
Algerian legend Djamal Menad, top scorer and winner of 1990 AFCON with Algeria, will be the draw assistant joined by CAF Head of Competitions Khaled Nassar.
For the first time in the history of the competition, 18 teams will participate in the next final tournament set to take place in Algeria in January and February 2023.
The African Nations Championship (CHAN) is the competition which brings together players who compete in their respective domestic leagues.
The previous edition took place in January/February 2021 in Cameroon and saw Morocco being crowned as champions.