The Tremendous Eagles will on Tuesday know their opponents for subsequent 12 months’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after the Confederation of African Soccer on Saturday seeded the international locations, with Nigeria in Pot A.
The draw for the AFCON will likely be held at Yaounde Convention Centre and can see the 24 taking part groups divided into six teams of 4 groups every.
The 24 certified groups will likely be allotted to 4 pots of six groups every, based mostly on the most recent FIFA World Rankings.
Nigeria, at the moment the fifth ranked crew on the continent, Senegal and two former champions Tunisia and Morocco full the pot one line-up.
Senegal topped the most recent world rankings, with Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Mali finishing the highest 10.
Three-time African champions Nigeria completed third on the final AFCON performed in Egypt.
The power of the 24-team line-up is illustrated by Egypt and Ghana, who’ve gained the Cup of Nations 11 occasions between them, being solely second seeds.
There are 10 winners of the Cup of Nations among the many qualifiers for the January 9 to February 6, 2022 event at six venues in 5 cities, together with fourth seeds Ethiopia and Sudan.
The draw on the Palais du Congress will divide the entrants into six teams, from which all of the winners and runners-up plus the very best 4 third-placed groups will advance to the knockout part.
Africa Cup of Nations draw seeding
Pot 1: Cameroon, Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco, Nigeria
Pot 2: Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea
Pot 3: Cape Verde, Gabon, Mauritania, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Guinea-Bissau
Pot 4: Malawi, Sudan, Equatorial Guinea, Comoros, Ethiopia, Gambia
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