Patrick Kelechi, Lagos


DAILY COURIER – The Super Eagles of Nigeria face a tough 2023 Africa Cup of Nations draw after they were placed in Pot 2 by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

CAF released seedings on its official X handle on Thursday.

Jose Peseiro’s side could face defending champions Senegal, hosts Cote d’Ivoire, Morocco, Algeria and Egypt in the group stage.

The Super Eagles are joined in Pot 2 by perennial rivals, Ghana and Cameroon.

Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burkina Faso are the other teams in Pot 2.

In Pot 3 are; South Africa, Cape Verde, Guinea, Zambia, Equatorial Guinea and Mauritania.

Pot 4 has Guinea Bissau, Namibia, Mozambique, Angola, Gambia and Tanzania.

The draw will be staged in Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday 12.

The competition will run from January 13 to February 11, 2024.