AFCON 2022: Super Eagles Group And Opponents Revealed

Nigeria have been drawn in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations that will hold in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, 2022.

The Super Eagles are joined in Group D by Egypt, Sudan, and Guinea-Bissau.

This means Gernot Rohr and his men will open their tournament campaign against seven-time champions, the Pharaohs of Egypt, on January 11, before taking on 1970 champions Sudan’s Falcons of Jediane on January 15.

The three-time champions will round off their group stage games against Guinea-Bissau’s Djurtus on January 19.

Nigeria will play all her group games at the 30,000-seater Roumdé Adjia Stadium, in Garoua, capital of Cameroon’s North Region.

See the full AFCON 2022 groups below

  • 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

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The tournament was initially scheduled for 2021 but was postponed to January/February 2022 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This article was most recently revised and updated 1 year ago

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