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The 2022 African Nations Championship, known as the Total African Nations Championship (also referred to as CHAN 2022) will be the 7th edition of the African Nations Championship, a biennial football tournament organized by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) exclusively featuring players from the respective national championships. It will be hosted between January and February 2022 in Algeria.[1]

2022 African Nations Championship
بطولة أمم أفريقيا للمحليين 2022
2022 CHAN
Tournament details
Host countryAlgeria
DatesJanuary – February 2022
Teams16 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)6 (in 4 host cities)
2020
2024
All statistics correct as of 14 April 2019.

Unlike the African Cup of Nations, the competing national teams must be composed of players playing in their domestic league. For example, an Algerian player is only eligible to play for the Algeria national team if he is playing for an Algerian club.

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Host selectionEdit

Algeria were officially named as hosts in September 2018.[1]

QualificationEdit

The qualifying rounds will take place in 2021.

Qualified teamsEdit

The following 16 teams qualify for the final tournament.

Team Zone Appearance Previous best performance FIFA ranking
at start of event
  Algeria North Zone 2nd (may qualify in 2020) Fourth place (2011)
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VenuesEdit

To be confirmed.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Decisions of CAF Executive Commitee [sic] - 27 & 28 September 2018". CAF. 29 September 2018.