The draw was done based on the zonal representation of the National Associations affiliated to CAF.
Forty-two (42) teams are engaged in the qualifiers that will produce the 15 teams to join hosts for the final tournament scheduled for 16 January to 7 February 2016.
The CHAN is a tournament designed exclusively for footballers playing in their domestic leagues. The first edition was held in 2009 in Cote d’Ivoire with DR Congo emerging as champions. The second edition held in 2011 in Sudan had Tunisia as winners whilst Libya won the third edition in 2014 in South Africa.
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