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AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Nigeria to face Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone and Sao Tome and Principe in Group A of the AFCON 2023 qualifiers.

• April 20, 2022
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Super Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone and Sao Tome and Principe in Group A of the AFCON 2023 qualifiers to book a ticket to African football’s showpiece event billed to be hosted by Ivory Coast.

The draw was made in South Africa on Tuesday. It was led by the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) director of competitions Samson Adamu, alongside former South African defender Lucas Radebe and Salomon Kalou of Ivory Coast.

The 2023 edition of the AFCON will feature 32 teams. The qualifiers kick off in June.

Group A

Nigeria

Sierra Leone

Guinea-Bissau

Sao Tome and Principe/Mauritius

Group B

Burkina Faso

Cape Verde

Togo

Eswatini

Group C

Cameroon

Kenya

Namibia

Burundi

Group D

Egypt

Guinea

Malawi

Ethiopia

Group E

Ghana

Madagascar

Angola

The Central African Republic

Group F

Algeria

Uganda

Niger Republic

Tanzania

Group G

Mali

Congo

The Gambia

South Sudan

Group H

Ivory Coast

Zambia

Comoros

Lesotho

Group I

DR Congo

Gabon

Mauritania

Sudan

Group J

Tunisia

Equatorial Guinea

Libya

Botswana

Group K

Morocco

South Africa

Zimbabwe

Libya

Group L

Senegal

Benin Republic

Mozambique

Rwanda

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