U-23 AFCON Qualifiers: Nigeria Get Easy Draw


Nigeria have been handed an easy draw in the qualifiers for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, reports Completesports.com.

The draw for the competition which will be hosted by Morocco took place at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo on Thursday.

The U-23 Eagles were drawn bye in the first round.

The U-23 Eagles will face the winner between Tanzania and South Sudan in the second round.


If they progress, the U-23 Eagles will face Guinea or Uganda in the final round of the qualifiers.

The second round games will come up
between October 21-30, 2022.

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The final round of the qualifiers is slated for between March 20-28, 2023.

The competition will serve as the qualifiers for the football event of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

Below are the full results:

First Round

M. 1 & 2: Guinea-Bissau vs Niger

M. 3 & 4: Tanzania vs South Sudan

M. 5 & 6: Eswatini vs Botswana

M. 7 & 8: Mauritania vs…

Source: Complete Sports