CAF African Schools Football Championship Continental Finals 2024 Draw conducted!

The official draw for the CAF African Schools Football Championship Continental Finals 2024 was officially conducted on Sunday, May 19 – just two days to the start of the highly anticipated youth football competition in Zanzibar.

The four-day tournament marks the conclusion of season two of the ground-breaking youth football competition by CAF, which has seen a 40% increase in participation with over 800 000 young Boys and Girls from 28 862 schools and 44 countries participating in the 2023/24 season.

The draw, which was conducted by two CAF Legends, Jean Sseninde of Uganda as well as Nigeria’s Daniel Amokachi saw the participating teams officially grouped into groups of two ahead of the competition set to run take place at the Amaan Stadium between 21 – 24 May 2024.

For the girls’ division, hosts Tanzania were drawn in Group A alongside Morocco and Congo Republic, while Group B sees South Africa, Togo, The Gambia and Uganda taking each other on.

In the boys’ division, Tanzania headline Group A as the tournament hosts and will be up against Senegal and Uganda.

In Group B, South Africa who played host to the finals last season are up against Benin, Guinea and Libya.

Both tournaments will take place at the Amaan Stadium in Zanzibar, with the boys playing full pitch size eleven aside, while the girls compete in the eight-aside format.

Winners of both the Boys’ and Girls’ competition will each receive USD 300 000 prize money, runners-up each receiving USD 200 000, while the bronze medallists will each take home USD 150 000, courtesy of CAF’s partnership with the Motsepe Foundation to be utilised for development projects within schools.

CAF African Schools Football Championship Continental Finals 2024 Draw Results

Girls Tournament

Group A: Tanzania, Morocco, Congo Republic
Group B: South Africa, Togo, The Gambia, Uganda

Boys Tournament

Group A: Tanzania, Senegal, Uganda,
Group B: South Africa, Benin, Guinea, Libya

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