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FULL LIST: Super Eagles to play S/Leone, Guinea-Bissau in AFCON 2023 qualifiers

FULL LIST: Super Eagles to play S/Leone, Guinea-Bissau in AFCON 2023 qualifiers
April 19
20:29 2022

Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A for the qualification series of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

The AFCON draw was held at the SuperSport Studio in Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday evening.

In a repeat of the 2021 African football showpiece qualification series to Cameroon, the three-time African champions will face Sierra Leone once again.

Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Principe are the other nations that the Eagles will face in Group A.

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Senegal, the defending champions, are pitted against Benin, Mozambique and Rwanda in Group L, while Egypt are in Group D with Guinea, Malawi and Ethiopia.

The winners of each group are the only team guaranteed a slot at the 34th AFCON scheduled to hold in Ivory Coast next year.

Hosts Ivory Coast are guaranteed a place, alongside the best three second –placed teams in all the 12 groups.

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Full list of group pairings for the 2023 AFCON qualifiers:

Group A: Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe

Group B: Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Togo, Eswatini

Group C: Cameroon, Kenya, Namibia, Burundi

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Group D: Egypt, Guinea, Malawi, Ethiopia

Group E: Ghana, Madagascar, Angola, Central African Republic

Group F: Algeria, Uganda, Niger, Tanzania

Group G: Mali, Congo, The Gambia, Tanzania

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Group H: Ivory Coast, Zambia, Comoros, Lesotho

Group I: DR Congo, Gabon, Mauritania, Sudan

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Group J: Tunisia, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Botswana

Group K: Morocco, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Liberia

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Group L: Senegal, Benin, Mozambique, Rwanda

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