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Somalia to play hosts Algeria in U-17 AFCON opener

Friday February 3, 2023


CAF has released the full schedule of the TotalEnergies U17 African Cup of Nations Algeria 2023 that will be played between 29 April and 19 May 2023. 

The opening match will see hosts Algeria play Somalia on Saturday, 29 April at the majestic Nelson Mandela Stadium in Algiers at 20:00 local time (19:00 GMT). 

Three stadiums will be used Nelson Mandela in Algiers, Chahid Hamlaoui in Constantine and 19-Mai-1956 in Annaba. 

For the first time, the Under-17 AFCON will feature 12 nations. The decision to increase the number of participants is in line with CAF's objective of encouraging participation and offering more playing opportunities to young people. 

TotalEnergies U17 AFCON Groups: 

A: Algeria, Senegal, Congo, Somalia 

B: Nigeria, Zambia, Morocco, South Africa 

C: Cameroon, Mali, South Sudan, Burkina Faso 

Below are the full fixtures. 

*All times in local time (GMT +1)


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