Nigeria handed easiest Afcon Group

Nigeria's Eagles

Nigeria’s Eagles

from AHMED MOOLLAH in Cairo, Egypt
CAIRO, (CAJ News) THE 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals will be officially opened by an encounter pitting hosts Egypt against Zimbabwe following

Zimbabwe Warriors

Zimbabwe Warriors

the draw conducted in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Friday night.

Group A, which pits hosts Egypt, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Uganda is one of the following Group ‘D’ which includes

Egypt soccer squad

Egypt soccer squad

Morocco, Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa and underdogs Namibia.

But it is Nigeria’s Super Eagles, who have been been handed the easiest draw in Group B in which they will be playing weaker football nations comprising Burundi, Madagascar and Guinea.

See full fixture below:

Group A
Egypt, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Uganda

Group B
Burundi, Madagascar, Guinea, Nigeria

Group C
Tanzania, Algeria, Kenya, Senegal

Group D
South Africa, Namibia, Cote d’Ivoire, Morocco

Group E
Angola, Mauritania, Mali, Tunisia

Group F
Guinea-Bissau, Benin, Ghana, Cameroon

– CAJ News

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