2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup draw confirmed as African teams face tough opponents

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) U-17 champions, Senegal will play Argentina, Poland and Japan in Group D of the 2023 FIFA Cadet World Cup slated for Indonesia from November to December, this year.

The draw was conducted on Friday in Zurich, Switzerland.

The host nation, Indonesia were drawn in Group A alongside Morocco, Panama and Ecuador.

Mali, flying the Africa’s flag in Group B were drawn to clash with Spain, Canada and Uzbekistan.

Burkina Faso were drawn in Group E alongside France, USA and Korea Republic.

Newsmen reports that Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets who are record five-time champions did not qualify for the tournament.

The full draw is as follows:

Group A: Indonesia, Ecuador, Panama, Morocco

Group B: Spain, Canada, Mali, Uzbekistan

Group C: Brazil, Iran, New Caledonia, England,

Group D: Japan, Poland, Argentina, Senegal

Group E: France, Burkina Faso, Korea Republic, USA

Group F: Mexico, Germany, Venezuela, New Zealand.

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