At the just-concluded 2021, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Draw. The draw was conducted on Tuesday evening, August 17th, 2021, at Yaounde Conference Centre, Cameroon. The Super Eagles were drawn in Group D alongside Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea Bissau.
The competition will start on January 9th, 2022 with host country Cameroon play against Burkina Faso. The Top two teams in the group and the four best losers from the groups will qualify for the round of 16.
See the full list of the draw:
Group A: Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Cape Verde
Group B: Senegal, Zimbabwe, Guinea, Malawi
Group C: Morocco, Ghana, Comoros, Gabon
Group D: Nigeria, Egypt, Sudan, Guinea-Bissau
Group E: Algeria, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast
Group F: Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Gambia