Draws for the sixth edition of the CHAN will take place today (Monday) at the Palais Polyvalent Des Sports de Yaonde.
Zambia is among the top seeded teams and will be in Pot One alongside hosts Cameroon, former winners Morocco and Libya.
The Chipolopolo boys have qualified to two straight tournaments after the last edition in Morocco where they reached the quarterfinals.
Chipolopolo coach Milutin Sredojevic is in Cameroon to witness the draw and will be keeping tabs of possible opponents in preparatory matches.
The CHAN is a tournament exclusively held for players based in Africa.
It has traditionally become a Launchpad for careers plying their trade in local leagues.
The draw will take place at 20:00 hours Central African Time (CAT).
Cameroon, Morocco, Libya, Zambia
DR Congo, Guinea, Mali, Rwanda
Uganda, Congo, Namibia, Burkina Faso
Zimbabwe, Niger, Togo,Tanzania