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AFCON 2017: Super Eagles to face Egypt, Tanzania

08 April 2015, 15:21Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Super Eagles will face an uphill task on their way to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Group G, as they’ve been handed strong opposition in Egypt, Tanzania and Chad.

Qualifiers will be played on a home and away basis, the group winners and two best second placed teams join hosts Gabon for finals.

Nigeria did not qualify for the 2013 edition played in Equatorial Guinea and won by Ivory Coast.

The AFCON 2013 champions will now have to work better to book a ticket to Gabon 2017.

All the groups

Group A: Tunisia, Togo, Liberia, Djibouti

Group B: DRC, Angola, CAR, Madagascar

Group C: Mali, Eq. Guinea, Benin, South Sudan

Group D: Burkina Faso, Uganda, Botswana, Comoros

Group E: Zambia, Congo, Kenya, Guinea Bissau

Group F: Cape Verde, Morocco, Libya, Sao Tome

Group G: Nigeria, Egypt, Tanzania, Chad

Group H: Ghana, Mozambique, Rwanda, Mauritius

Group I: Cote d'Ivoire, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Gabon

Group J: Algeria, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Seychelles

Group K: Senegal, Niger, Nambia, Burundi

Group L: Guinea, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Swaziland

Group M: Cameroon, South Africa, Gambia, Mauritania

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