Super Eagles have been pitched with Sierra Leone and Guinea Bissau in Group A to battle for 2023 AFCON ticket.
Either Sao Tome or Mauritius will join the three teams to complete Group A.
The draws were made at the SuperSport Studios in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday. It was led by the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) director of competitions, Samson Adamu, alongside former South African defender, Lucas Radebe and Salomon Kalou of Ivory Coast.
Nigeria team failed to live up to expectations in the last AFCON tournament in Cameroon and also surrendered 2022 World Cup ticket to black stars on home rule after playing 1-1 draw at Moshood Abiola stadium .
The Super Eagles who have won the AFCON title on three different occasions will be keen to stage a good challenge in Cote d’Ivoire for the African title.
The qualification matches for AFCON 2023 will start on 30th of May, 2022.