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VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Gernot Rohr, Manager of Nigeria gives his team instructions during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at Volgograd Arena on June 22, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

The Super Eagles of Nigeria would pitch their tent in host country Egypt in preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations after being handed a relatively fair draw on Friday night in Cairo, AOIFootball.com reports.

Having been placed as one of the top-seeded teams, the Eagles were drawn in Group B alongside two debutants, Burundi and Madagascar whilst Guinea who are been coached by Paul Put complete the Group B pairing.

Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick confirmed that the Eagles are expected to arrive in Cairo on the 9th of June.

The Gernot Rohr-led boys recovered from a slow start to top Group E qualification group to reach the tournament with a game to spare.

Nigeria is seeking a fourth continental crown but will have host Egypt, defending champions Cameroon as well as West African rivals, Senegal and Ghana to contend with when the tournament kicks off in June.

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