SPORTS: AFCON QUALIFYING DRAW: NIGERIA PAIRS SOUTH AFRICA, LIBYA AND SEYCHELLES

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The Super Eagles have been handed a
relatively hard-hitting group enroute the
2019 Africa Cup of Nations billed for
Cameroon
Nigeria will face rivals South Africa, Libya
and Seychelles in the qualifying race for
the 32nd Total Africa Cup of Nations,
Cameroon 2019.
The draw was approved by the Caf
Executive Committee at its meeting on
Thursday, 12 January 2017 in Libvreville,
Gabon.
Gernot Rohr’s men were thrown in a semi-
tough group that has former winners,
Bafana Bafana – in Group E.
According to the Confederation of African
Football, the winners of each group qualify
for the championship plus the best three
runners-up in all groups.
The Super Eagles will be hoping to stage a
return to the tournament after back-to-
back blackouts in  Equatorial Guinea  2015
and Gabon 2017.
South Africa denied Nigeria a place in the
2015 edition following their 2-2 draw in
the last game of the qualifying series at
the Godswill Akpabio International
Stadium….

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