The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group C alongside Cape Verde, Liberia and Central Africa Republic, in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier, Completesports.com reports.
The draw was held today (Tuesday) at the Carlton Hotel in Cairo, Egypt.
African champions Algeria are in Group A Burkina Faso, Niger Republic and Djibouti.
In Group B, Tunisia, Zambia, Mauritania amd Equatorial Guinea will slug it out.
Group D which could be described as a tough group has heavyweights Cote D’Ivoire and Cameroon who are joined by Mozambique and Malawi.
Another tough group is Group G that has Ghana and South who will also face Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.
The 14 winners from the First Round will joined Africa’s top-ranked 26 sides in the draw.
The 40 teams were split into 10 groups of four for the second qualifying round.
The 10 winners of the groups will be drawn against each other in home and away fixtures, with the five victors advancing to Qatar 2022.
The qualifiers will kick-off in October 2020.
CAF 2022 World Cup qualifying groups:
Central Africa Republic
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By James Agberebi