2020 CHAN qualifiers: Ghana to face Burkina Faso

2020 CHAN qualifiers: Ghana to face Burkina Faso
Source: Ghana/Joy Sports
Date: 31-01-2019 Time: 12:01:08:pm

Ghana will face Burkina Faso in a double-legged qualifying tie for a place in the 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be staged in Ethiopia.

The home-based Black Stars will host their Burkinabe counterparts in the first leg match before travelling away for the return encounter.

This was announced after a draw held on Wednesday, 30 January 2019 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on the sidelines of the Organising Committee of the competition.

Forty-seven (47) teams are engaged in the battle for 15 places to join host Ethiopia for the final tournament of the sixth edition of the tournament designed exclusively for footballers playing in their domestic leagues.

The draw was the highlight of the meeting of the 25-member committee, which saw the format and procedure approved. The format of the competition remains unchanged and will be played on a zonal basis to determine the finalists for Ethiopia.

The quota for the various zones is as follows;

Northern Zone – 2 teams

Western A Zone – 2 teams

Western B Zone – 3 teams

Central Zone – 3 teams

Central-East Zone – 2 teams + Ethiopia

Southern Zone – 3 teams