Monday , October 3 2022

Opera House in Algiers to host CHAN 2022 draw!

The Opera House, the beautiful architectural building in Algeria’s capital Algiers, will host the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) Algeria 2022, final draw.

The draw will be conducted on Saturday, 01 October 2022 at 19h00 local time (18h00 GMT).

This will be a major milestone in the countdown to next year’s CHAN to be hosted in Algeria between 13 January 2023 and 04 February 2023.

The Local Organising Commitee, working closely with CAF, has been working hard behind the scenes in the preparations for the competition and the official draw.

Built in 2016, the Boualem Bessaiah Opera House of Algiers has played host to major cultural events including major sporting events.

Sitting on a surface of more than 40000 M2, the Boualem Bessaiah Opera House of Algiers has capacity of 1300.

The hall is located in the western suburbs of the Algerian capital in the commune of Ouled Fayet (15 km from Algiers) and 30 minutes away by car from Algiers Houari Boumediene airport.

For the first time, 18 countries will participate in the event – an increase from 16 teams.

Below is the complete list of qualified teams:


Algeria (host country), Morocco (winners in 2018, 2020), Libya (winners in 2014), Senegal (fourth place in 2009), Mali (runners up in 2016, 2020), Mauritania (3rd appearance), Côte d’Ivoire (third place in 2016), Niger (4th appearance), Ghana (runners up in 2009, 2014), Cameroon (fourth place in 2020), Congo (4th appearance), DR Congo (winners in 2009, 2016), Uganda (6th appearance), Sudan (third place in 2011, 2018), Ethiopia (3rd appearance), Mozambique (2nd appearance), Angola (runners up in 2011), Madagascar (1st appearance).

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