Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been drawn in Group E alongside South Africa, Libya and minnows Seychelles for a place at the Africa Cup of Nations billed to be staged in Cameroon in 2019.
The 2013 Champions missed back to back editions of the biennial competition and hope to bounce back in style in the continent.
On the other hand, one-time champions South Africa participated in the 2015 edition hosted by Equatorial Guinea but crashed out in the qualifying race for the 2017 edition set to be staged in Gabon.
Libya, placed 90 in the current FIFA rankings, last qualified for the biggest football event in Africa in 2012 when Equatorial Guinea and Gabon jointly hosted it.
Minnows Seychelles, who are ranked 187, complete the group in what has been tagged an easy draw for the three-time African champions.
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