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'Group of Life!' - Nigerians react to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations draw

7:13 am AEST 13/4/19
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The west Africans are apparently in favour of Friday's draw which was held behind the Giza Pyramids in Cairo

Following the outcome of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Nigerians are delighted with the opponents the Super Eagles will lock horns against by tipping Group B to be a walk in the park.

Gernot Rohr's men have been paired against Guinea and two debutants Madagascar and Burundi. They will begin their campaign in Alexandria against the east African nation on June 22 before taking on Paul Put's side and the Barea on June 26 and 30 respectively.

In reaction to the draw, football enthusiasts across the country are bullish on the team's chances to succeed in Egypt and lift their fourth Afcon title after missing the last two editions.