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CHAN draw completed in Ivory Coast

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The Ivory Coast host the first ever CHAN finals

Hosts Ivory Coast will kick off the first ever finals of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) against Zambia in Abidjan on 22 February.

The two sides have been drawn in Group A for the finals at a ceremony in Abidjan.

The other two teams in the group, which will be based in Abidjan, are Senegal and Tanzania.

Group B sees Ghana drawn alongside Zimbabwe, Libya and the DR Congo.

The group will be based in Bouake, which is the Ivory Coast's second biggest city and was the former stronghold of the New Forces rebels.

The CHAN is a new tournament organised by the Confederation of African Football where national teams may field only locally-based players.

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New tournament for Africa
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