Nigeria will meet 2014 champions Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea in the group stage at the 5th African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco, January 13 – February 4, 2018.
The matches of Group C will be played in Tangier.
The Draw Ceremony held at the Hotel Sofitel Rabat on Friday evening also housed hosts Morocco, Guinea, Sudan and Mauritania in Group A, in the event pitting the Atlas Lions against Mauritania in the opening match of the competition, at the Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca on January 13.
Group D, based in Agadir, has 2011 runners-up Angola, Cameroon, Congo and Burkina Faso.
GROUP A (CASABLANCA)
GROUP B (MARRAKECH)
GROUP C (TANGIER)
GROUP D (AGADIR)
This much was disclosed to SportingLife by a top Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) executive member who was in Russia.
It was gathered that the NFF is already considering options of organising more international friendly matches for the Eagles before the World Cup begins in Russia next year.