FIFA U-17 WC: Former Black Stars captain to take part in official draw in Zurich

Former Black Stars captain to take part in official draw in Zurich

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The draw for Indonesia 2023 FIFA U17 World Cup will hold on September 15, in Zurich, Switzerland but without Ghana’s U-17 national male team.

The Black Starlets failed to reach the tournament under the tutelage of coach, Abdul Karim Zito.

Former FIFA U-17 World Cup winner, Stephen Appiah of Ghana is among those to conduct the draw.

Appiah won the trophy with Ghana at the 1995 edition held in Ecuador.

It is less than two months to the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Indonesia.

Africa will be represented by Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Morocco.

They will join 20 other countries, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Indonesia, IR Iran, Japan and Korea Republic.

Others are Mexico, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Panama, Poland, Spain, USA, Uzbekistan and Venezuela.

The 24 nations will be drawn into six groups of four.

The teams have been split into four pots, with one team from each pot to be drawn into each group.

Teams have been allocated into pots based on a points system determined by their performance at the past five editions of the FIFA U 17 World Cup, with the nations that won their respective confederation’s qualifying tournament awarded five bonus points.

Source Africa Foot

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