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Ghana named among 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers top seeds

Published on: 20 February 2013

Ghana have been named among the top seeds for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations draw scheduled to take place next month.

The Black Stars are among the 11 countries named in Pot One of the draw to be held in

The seeding of the Black Stars means Ghana will avoid some of the tough countries on the continent during the qualifiers.

Among the countries seeded are title holders Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso and Mali.

Ghana were seeded because of their high ranking by FIFA and their performance at the recent Africa Cup of Nations held in South Africa.

Forty-four teams are on the starting line of the qualifiers.

The countries were seeded in four pots of 11 teams each according to their current ranking.

The last pot will be decided after the preliminary round of matches.

The draw will take place on March 10 in Morocco during Caf General Assembly.


Pot One: Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Togo, Mali, South Africa, Cape Verde, DR Congo, Zambia, Tunisia, Ghana.

Pot Two: Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Senegal, Cameroon, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Gabon, Uganda, Congo, Central African Republic.

Pot Three: Ethiopia, Benin, Angola, Niger, Zimbabwe, Equatorial, Mozambique, Malawi, Burundi, Liberia, Sudan.

Pot Four: To be determined after the preliminary round.


This article has 3 comment(s), give your comment
  • 9ger says:
    February 21, 2013 01:51 am
    Group D will be Ghana,Burkina Faso,Mali and Zambia!!I tell u its the grass to suffer.
  • Ayew says:
    February 21, 2013 10:02 am
    9ger do you realy understand seedings?
  • king zambia says:
    February 22, 2013 11:10 am
    9ger you dont understand seedings all the countries you are talking about are in pot 1 so they cant meet in a qualifiers nither at the tournament proper until quaterfinals