The draw for the group stage of the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations will take place on Sunday October 21, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has confirmed.
The draw for the 8-team competition will be held at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra.
Accra and Cape Coast are host cities for the flagship women’s competition and will host Group A and B teams respectively from November 17 to December 1.
Footy-Ghana.com understands that hosts Ghana will be the top seed in Group A with defending champions Nigeria leading Group B.
Six other countries – Algeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, South Africa and Zambia – will also know their path to success at the 11th edition of the Women’s Afcon on the October 21 date.
Caf, today, announced that the media accreditation process for the official draw and final tournament of the Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Ghana 2018 will be as follows:
*Official draw: 21 October 2018 in Accra, Ghana
Accreditation window: 8 – 16 October 2018
*Final tournament: 17 November -1 December 2018
Accreditation window: 8 – 26 October 2018
Media interested in covering the official draw and final tournament can apply for accreditation through the CAF Media Channel via www.cafonline.com. Approval to access the CAF Media Channel does not mean you have been granted accreditation.
All applications are subject to confirmation. Confirmation will NOT be on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful applicants will be notified and provided with further information in due course. Furthermore, please be advised that international applicants are responsible for securing their own visas.
For more information about the Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Ghana 2018 to be held in the cities of Accra and Cape Coast from 17 November to 1 December 2018, please visit the CAF website,www.cafonline.com.