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CHAN 2016: Uganda in pot 3, draws set for Sunday

CHAN 2016 Tournament:

Main Draws, Sunday, 15th November 2016 – Serena Hotel, Rwanda

The 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) draws will be held at Serena International Hotel, Rwanda on Sunday 15th November 2015.

Uganda’s delegation to the draws will be led by the national teams coordinator, Patrick Ntege.

Uganda Cranes is placed in pot three (3) alongside North African side, Morocco and two West Africans, Cameroon and Niger.

All the 16 teams that reached the finals will be represented.

The Cranes have been part of all the previous two CHAN finals, 2011 in Sudan and the very last edition – 2014 in South Africa.

The tournament will take place from 16 January to 7 February 2016 in Rwanda.

Host Cities: Group A (Amahoro, Kigali), Group B (Butare), Group C (Nyamirambo, Kigali) and Group D (Gisenyi)

Pots for CHAN 2016 finals draw:

Pot 1: Rwanda, DR Congo, Tunisia, Zimbabwe

Pot 2: Angola, Nigeria, Gabon, Mali

Pot 3: Morocco, Uganda, Cameroon, Niger

Pot 4: Ethiopia, Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia, and Guinea

Procedure for the draw

The first part will be to draw the teams in Pot 1 into groups B, C or D. Hosts Rwanda is in Group A with the position A1.

The second step will be the repartition of teams from Pot 4. The first team to be drawn goes to A4, B4 for the second, the third C4 and D4 for the forth team.

The same format will be used to draw the teams in Pot 3 and Pot 2 until the groups are complete.

MAIN PHOTO: Uganda Cranes in action against Sudan during the last round of the CHAN Qualifiers.

PHOTO CREDITS: FUFA Communications Department

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