AFCON 2021: Nigeria To Face Benin, Sierra Leone, Lesotho In Qualifiers
Nigeria have been handed a relatively easy opponents in the qualifiers for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
According to the draw released by the organizers, the three-time African champions will play in Group L with Benin Republic, Sierra Leone and Lesotho.
The Super Eagles will begin their campaign for a place in the continental tournament on November 11.
The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in Cameroun from June 15 to July 23.
See the full draws below.
Liberia v Chad
South Sudan v Seychelles
Mauritius v Sao Tome e Principe
Djibouti v Gambia
First, second legs: Oct 7-15
Mali, Guinea, Namibia, Liberia/Chad
Burkina Faso, Uganda, Malawi, South Sudan/Seychelles
Ghana, South Africa, Sudan, Mauritius/Sao Tome
Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Angola, Djibouti/Gambia
Morocco, Mauritania, Central African Republic, Burundi
Cameroon (hosts), Cape Verde, Mozambique, Rwanda
Egypt, Kenya, Togo, Comoros
Algeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana
Senegal, Congo Brazzaville, Guinea-Bissau, eSwatini (formerly Swaziland)
Tunisia, Libya, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea
Ivory Coast, Niger, Madagascar, Ethiopia
Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, Lesotho
Matchdays: Nov 11-19 (two rounds), Aug 31-Sept 8 2020 (two rounds), Oct 5-13, Nov 9-17
Note: winners and runners-up qualify from each group except F, where Cameroon automatically qualify as hosts with highest placed of other three teams
Did not enter: Eritrea, Somalia
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