The final draw for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be staged in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday, October 12. The draw ceremony will be broadcast live on CAF’s YouTube channel and on CAF’s global TV partners. The event, to be beamed in over 50 countries, will be hosted at Parc des Expositions in Abidjan, one of the most iconic and impressive buildings in Cote d’Ivoire’s economic hub. The final draw is a major milestone to the kick-off of Cote d’Ivoire 2023 and will see the 24 participating member associations discover their fate for the group stages of the competition. The final tournament will kick off on January 13, 2024 with the final game scheduled for February 11, 2024. On Tuesday, CAF will start revealing some key individuals involved during for the final draw, including draw hosts, draw assistants, and notable musical and cultural performers. CAF and the host Nation, Côte d’Ivoire, have been working together to produce a world-class event for the final draw.