Nigeria tackle South Africa, Sudan in Afcon 2015 qualifiers

Nigeria tackle South Africa, Sudan in Afcon 2015 qualifiers
April 28
08:28 2014

Nigeria have been grouped alongside South Africa and Sudan in Group A of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The fourth team in the group will be determined after the preliminary rounds have been played.

Defending champions, Nigeria, was one of the African football powerhouses seeded prior to the draw, conducted on Sunday in Cairo, Egypt.

Other seeded countries were Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia, Burkina Faso, Mali and Tunisia.


Group winners and runner-up of each group plus the third-best team will join hosts Morocco for the final tournament

The first matches will be played between September 5 and 6, 2014.

Day 2 and Day 3 encounters will take place on September 10, 2014 and between October 10 and 11, 2014 respectively.


October 15, 2014 is the date set aside for Day 4 matches, while Day 5 and Day 6 games will come up between November 14 and 15, 2014 and November 19, 2014 respectively.

Group A: Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Winner of Match 37/38

Group B: Mali, Algeria, Ethiopia, Winner of Match 43/44

Group C: Burkina Faso, Angola, Gabon, Winner of Match 33/34


Group D: Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, DR Congo, Winner Match 41/42

Group E: Ghana, Togo, Guinea, Winner Match 35/36

Group F: Zambia, Cape Verde, Niger, Winner Match 45/46

Group G: Tunisia, Egypt, Senegal, Winner Match 39/40





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