The Super Eagles of Nigeria, fresh from finishing 3rd at the #TotalAFCON2019 IN Egypt have learned their fate for the 2021 edition of the same tournament to be hosted by Cameroon.
The draw ceremony took place on Thursday evening at the plush Marriott Hotels in Cairo, with African football icons, Nwankwo Kanu, Samuel Eto’o, Khalilou Fadiga, Geremi Njitap, El Hadji Diouf and Jose Clayton in attendance.
Caf deputy General Secretary of Football and Development, Anthony Baffoe was in charge of proceedings and was assisted by Algerian football great, Rabah Madjer, Eto’o and Nigeria’s Kanu.
Group A: Mali, Guinea, Namibia, Liberia/Chad
Group B: Burkina Faso, Uganda, Malawi, South Sudan/Seychelles
Group C: Ghana, South Africa, Sudan, Mauritius/Sao Tome Principe
Group D: Congo DR, Gabon, Angola, Djibouti/Gambia
Group E: Morocco, Central Africa, Burundi, Mauritania
Group F: , Cameroon, Mozambique, Rwanda, Cape Verde
Group G: Egypt, Kenya, Togo, Comoros Islands,
Group H: Algeria, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia
Group I: Senegal, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini
Group J: Tunisia, Libya, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea,
Group K: Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopa, Niger, Madagascar
Group L: Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Benin, Lesotho
Hosts Cameroon will participate in the qualifiers even though the team is guaranteed a spot in the finals regardless of its ranking in the group.
Their matches and results will count in determining the qualification of the other teams from their groups, Cape Verde, Mozambique and Rwanda