Three-time African champions, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, has been handed an easy draw in Cote d’Ivoire 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
The draw was conducted by South African legend Lucas Radebe and Cote d’Ivoire’s former striker Solomon Kalou.
In the draw on Tuesday, the Super Eagles will do battle with Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau and either Sao Tome and Principe or Mauritius.
The former African champions will play their game of the group against Lone Star of Sierra Leone.
While Nigeria is ranked third best in Africa and 30th in the world, Sierra Leone are 108, Guinea-Bissau (115) and Sao Tome and Principle (181).
The top two countries in all the groups are through to the 24-team biennial fiesta in Cote d’Ivoire.