The draws for 2023 African Cup of Nations (2023 AFCON ) qualifiers have pitched the Super Eagles of Nigeria in group A alongside three other teams as opponents, http://www.cafonline.com reveals
The 2023 AFCON draw which was held in SuperSport Studio in South Africa pitched Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone, and the winner of the playoffs Sao Tome and Principe/Mauritius with the Super Eagles.
The Super Eagles got relative fair opponents at the 2023 AFCON draws held in Johannesburg on Tuesday
The Super Eagles will kick start their campaign with Sierra Leone and then take turns around opponents in a round-robin format on a home and away basis.
The top finishers in the group will qualify for the 2023 AFCON in Cote D’Ivoire.
Sierra Leone 🇸🇱
Sao Tome and Principe 🇸🇹 / Mauritius 🇲🇺
Burkina Faso 🇧🇫
Cape Verde 🇨🇻
Central Africa Republic
Congo 🇨🇬 Brazaville
The Gambia 🇬🇲
South Sudan 🇸🇸
Ivory Coast 🇨🇮
DR Congo 🇨🇩
Equatorial Guinea 🇬🇶
South Africa 🇿🇦
Super Eagles have won the AFCON three times. The team won it for the first time on home soil in 1980, then in 1994 and 2013.
The team crashed out of the 2021 edition in Cameroon earlier in the year.