AFCON 2023: Morocco, Guinea Bissau first to arrive as CAF confirms teams arrival schedule

In Summary
CAF confirms Team Arrival Schedule in Abidjan
World Cup semi-finalists Morocco first to arrive together with Guinea-Bissau
Champions, Senegal expected to arrive Tuesday
Competition to kick-off on Saturday, 13 January 2024

African Champions Senegal will arrive on Ivorian soil on Tuesday, 09 January 2024 while FIFA World Cup semi-finalists Morocco and Guinea landed on Sunday, 07 January as the world counts down to the opening match on 13 January 2024. 

Guinea Bissau will face host Cote d’Ivoire in the tournament opener on 13 January 2024 at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe.

Meanwhile, Quarter-finalists at the last edition in Cameroon, the Atlas Lions are in Group F with two-time champions DR Congo, 2012 winners Zambia and the Taifa Stars of Tanzania.

The 1976 champions will be making their 19th appearance in the history of the championship while three-time winners Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea complete the pack in Group A.

East African outfit, Tanzania are scheduled to arrive on Monday, 8 January 2024 at midday from Dar es Salaam.

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On Tuesday, 9  January 2024 holders Senegal, who will be hoping for a successful defence of the title won in Cameroon two years ago, will arrive in Abidjan. Also due for Tuesday is record seven-time winners Egypt and Mozambique. 

CAF said in a brief statement that further updates on the Team arrival schedule will be sent in as teams come in. 

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Below is the confirmed arrival schedule

Morocco7 January 20243:40 pm GMTFélix Houphouët Boigny International Airport
Guinea Bissau7 January 20243:40pm GMTFélix Houphouët Boigny International Airport
Tanzania8 January 202412:00 GMTFélix Houphouët Boigny International Airport
EgyptTuesday, 9 January 20248:00pm GMTFélix Houphouët Boigny International Airport
MozambiqueTuesday, 9 January 20245:00 pm GMTFélix Houphouët Boigny International Airport
SenegalTuesday, 9 January 2024TBCFélix Houphouët Boigny Inte

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