2022 CHAN qualifiers: Black Stars 'B' to know opponents on Thursday
Black Stars B lost 1-0 to Burkina Faso in at home in 2020 CHAN qualifier first leg.

The Local Black Stars will know their opponents for the delayed 2022  African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers on Thursday, 26 May, when the draw is held in Cairo, Egypt.

According to the Confederation of African Football, 18 teams will for the first time participate tournament which will run from 8–31 January 2023 in Algeria.

Algeria legend Djamal Menad, top scorer and winner of 1990 Africa Cup of Nations with Dessert Foxes, will be the draw assistant joined by CAF Head of Competitions Khaled Nassar.

Ghana, two-time silver medalists of the competition, have failed to qualify for the last three editions of the tournament.

For the 2020 finals in Morocco, the Black Stars B were eliminated from the qualifiers by Burkina Faso 4-3 on aggregate after losing the second leg 2-1 at home.

Next year's tournament was originally scheduled to be played from 10 July to 1 August 2022 but had to be postponed to January 2023.

This was after the postponement of the 2020 African Nations Championship to 2021 and the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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