25 June 2016
The Super Eagles of Nigeria has drawn Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia in Group B of the Africa Zone Qualification Round 3 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
This was the outcome of the draw held at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo, Egypt on Friday.
The draw shows that the Super Eagles face an uphill task, as all the three sides are among the continent’s best sides.
In the other pairings, Tunisia, Libya, Congo DR and Guinea were drawn in Group A.
Group C has Gabon, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire and Morocco, while Group D has Senegal, South Africa, Burkina Faso and Cape Verde.
Group E has Ghana, Egypt, Congo and Uganda.
Only the group winners will qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals which will hold in Russia.