Afghanistan will clash with Ireland in the opening fixture of the inaugural Desert T20 tournament in Abu Dhabi on January 14.
The week-long tournament aims to give more T20 experience to the eight associate countries involved.
Afghanistan will play hosts UAE on January 16 in the same city before taking on Namibia in Dubai two days later.
The semi-finals and finals will be played on January 20.
Ireland have announced their squad for the tournament, but that from Afghanistan has yet to come.
Other teams, drawn in Pool B, contains Netherlands, Scotland, Oman and Hong Kong.
Afghanistan and Ireland are two of top Associate nations.
They have played five T20 matches with Afghanistan winning two of them.