CHAN 2018: Draw pairs Nigeria with Libya, Equatorial Guinea and Rwanda

Tolu Olasoji
The Super Eagles have been handed a tricky group in the preliminary stages of the 2018 African Nations Championship

Nigeria will face Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea in Group C of the preliminary round of the 2018 African Nations Championship.

The draw ceremony took place Friday evening in at Sofitel Rabat, Morocco.

Hosts Morocco got zoned in Group A against Guinea, Sudan and Mauritania.

Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions were landed in a genuine 'Group of Death' where they will be facing Angola, Congo and the Stallions of Burkina Faso in Group C.

Debutants Namibia were handed a tricky pool in the draw, having been bracketed with Uganda, Zambia and Cote d’Ivoire in Group B.

Nigeria’s first game will be against Rwanda at the Stade Ibn Batouta, Tangieron on January 15, 2018.

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Group A - Morocco, Guinea, Sudan, Mauritania
Group B - Cote d'Ivoire, Zambia, Uganda, Namibia 
Group C - Libya, Nigeria Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea  
Group D - Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Burkina Faso