AFCON 2022 Draw: Super Eagles may face Ghana, Egypt in Group stage

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AFCON 2022 draw – Super Eagles of Nigeria may likely face Ghana or Egypt in the Group stage as they will be in Pot 1 in the next years African cup of Nation hosted by Cameroon.

Super Eagles yet to know their opponents in the group after the initial AFCON draw was postponed due to covid-19 related issues.

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According to report all the teams in Pot 1 are the top five soccer nation in Africa according to latest CAF and FIFA ranking ahead of the draw for next year’s event.

The three times African champions Super Eagles were seeded alongside the host nation Senegal, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco in Pot 1. And while Pot 2 where they will definitely get an opponent has Egypt, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea.

Pot 3 has Cape Verde, Gabon, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Guinea Bissau and Sierra Leone while Pot 4 is occupied by Malawi, Sudan, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia and Gambia.

The draw was initially scheduled to take place on June 25 but was postponed due to logistics reasons and also the coronavirus pandemic. A new date is yet to be announced by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

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