2023 AFCON: Nigeria To Get Tough Group, As CAF Seeds Super Eagles In Pot 2 

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The poor FIFA ranking of Nigeria’s Super Eagles has produced a quick result as they were seeded to Pot 2 of the draws for the 2023 African Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast.

The 3-time African champion was ranked 40th in the world and 6th in Africa in the latest draw released by the World Soccer ruling body.

The Confederation of African Football ( CAF) released the draw pots and Super Eagles of Nigeria were placed in the pot 2 alongside Ghana, DR Congo, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Mali.

Super Eagles finished on top of their qualifying group accruing 15 points from 6 matches.

The draw is slated for the 12th of October in Abidjan.

Pot 1

Ivory Coast

Senegal

Tunisia

Morocco

Egypt

Algeria

Pot 2

Nigeria

Cameroon

Dr Congo

Ghana

Mali

Burkina Faso

Pot 3

South Africa

Cape Verde

Guinea

Zambia

Equatorial Guinea

Mauritania

Pot 4

Namibia

Mozambique

Gambia

Tanzania

Guinea Bissau

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