Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Dream Team, Falcons know AAG foes July 9

30 June 2015, 08:12

Abuja - The Confederation Of African Football (CAF) will on Thursday 9th July, 2015 stage the Draw Ceremony for the Men's and Women's Football Tournaments of the 11th All-Africa Games, scheduled for Brazzaville, Congo.

The ceremony will be held at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

According to a release by CAF, the draws will be held at 11.00 hours local time.

The qualified teams for the men's tournament are Congo (hosts), Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan and Zimbabwe.

Also read: Onazi banned for two games

For the women's event, Congo (hosts), Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania will go into the pot.

The Nigerian U23 team, the Dream Team VI will discover their opponents when the draws are made. They qualified for the tournament having beaten the Zambian U23 team 2-1 on aggregate to book a place at the tournament.

The Super Falcons will also discover their opponents, having scaled past Mali to book their place at the tournament which Nigeria hosted in 2003.

The final tournaments have been fixed for 4-19 September 2015.

- News24


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...