Mozambique vrs Ghana U23AFCON Qualifiers : Mozambique U23 National Team play at home against the Black Meteors of Ghana on Sunday in the first leg match of the 2023 CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualification.
The match is expected to take place at the Estádio do Zimpeto in Maputo. The kick off is 1pm local Ghana time.
Ghana enters the qualification tournament in the Second Round. Meanwhile Mozambique defeated Mauritius back to back (3-0 victory at home and 2-1 win away ) during the First Round to advance to this current stage.
In the Black Meteors , Mozambique , who are currently hosting the 2022 CAF Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations , face a much credible opposition.
The Mozambique U23 national team head coach is former Mozambique international Chiquinho Conde who doubles as the head coach of the Mozambique national team. He is also the technical head for the Mozambique CHAN team who has qualified for the 2022 CHAN competition slated for next year in Algeria.
Ibrahim Tanko , on the other hand , is expected to take the Black Meteors to their second ever U23 AFCON finals participation after reaching the semi-finals in 2019.
Mozambique vrs Ghana U23AFCON :
About the CAF U23 AFCON :
The tournament was founded in 2011. On 6 August 2015, the CAF Executive Committee decided to change the name of the tournament from the CAF U-23 Championship to the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, similar to the senior’s version, Africa Cup of Nations.
In July 2016, Total has secured an eight-year sponsorship package from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to support 10 of its principal competitions. Due to this sponsorship, the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations is named “Total Africa U-23 Cup of Nations”.
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