Beston Chambeshi and his 2017 U20 AFCON winning team will know their 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup opponents on Wednesday.
The draws for the tournament that South Korea will host from May 20 to June 11 will be made on March 15 in Suwon where the final will be played.
24 nations that include record six-time champions Argentina and Portugal, the tournament’s second most successful side with two honours, will go into the draws.
Zambia are in Pot 3 together with England, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Honduras who they will avoid in the preliminaries.
Pot 1 with have Portugal, 198 champions Germany, 2013 winners France, USA and hosts South Korea.
Argentina are in Pot 2 together with New Zealand, Costa Rica, Mexico, Japan and 2017 U20 AFCON losing finalists Senegal.
Senegal are the highest ranked team from the four CAF representatives after also finishing runners-up in 2015 as hosts.
South Africa and Guinea will be drawn in the last Pot 4 that also includes Vanuatu, Iran, Ecuador and Vietnam.
The draws procedure will see Pot 1 teams drawn as top seeds and allocated respective venues.
For example South Korea are already drawn as A1 and will lead Group A.
The remaining teams will be drawn by each stage of the seedings and will be placed in respective sequence as Pot 1 teams were also earlier drawn.