AFCON 2017: Nigeria’s WC Qualifier Opponents Handed Tough Draw [LOOK]

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Members of the Algerian National team during the official unveiling their new Home and Away Kits. Photo Credit: UKSoccershop

The AFCON 2017 group stage draw will either come as more troubles or just a test of their courage for Nigeria’s group opponents Algeria.

The Desert Foxes were drawn against Tunisia and Senegal as well as Zimbabwe in what could arguably be the strongest group of the 31st edition of the continental show piece.

Host nation, Gabon, were housed in Group A along with Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Guinea Bissau.

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AFCON Gabon 2017 group stage draw. Photo Credit: CAF Twitter

Defending Champions, Ivory Coast will have to sweat through an equally tough first round against DR Congo, Morocco and Togo.

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Finalist in 2015 Ghana have the hard luck of playing Egypt,Mali and ambitious Uganda.

The competition gets underway January 14 through February 5.

 

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