Nigeria seeded in pot 2 of 2018 World Cup qualifiers

CAF on Thursday, June 9 announced the seeding of the countries that will play in the qualification proper.

Super Eagles

The Confederation of African Football (CAF)on Thursday, June 9 announced the seeding of the countries that will play in the qualification proper.

In the draw that will hold on Friday, June 24, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been seeded in Pot 2 alongside Cape Verde, Egypt, Congo DR, Nigeria and Mali

Nigeria will be avoiding Egypt who beat them in the race for 2017 African Cup of Nations as two countries in same pot will be separated at the main draw.

The top pot, Pot 1, contains Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal and Tunisia.

Nigeria will face one team from Pot 1 and the other Pots.

Pot 3 has Cameroon, Morocco, Guinea, South Africa and Congo. In Pot 4 we have Uganda, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Gabon and Libya.

The 20 teams will be divided into five groups of four each, the teams playing on a home and away basis. Only the top team from each group will qualify for Russia 2018.

The pots:

Pot 1: Algeria, Cöte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal and TunisiaPot 2: Cape Verde, Egypt, Congo DR, Nigeria and MaliPot 3: Cameroon, Morocco, Guinea, South Africa and CongoPot 4: Uganda, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Gabon and Libya

More from category

Recommended articles

African XI of the season

African XI of the season

Video: 5 Best Champions League Final Goals of All-time

Video: 5 Best Champions League Final Goals of All-time

Watch Nigerian musician Falz score a goal at Old Trafford

Watch Nigerian musician Falz score a goal at Old Trafford

Jurgen Klopp vs Carlo Ancelotti: Who has the best record in major finals?

Jurgen Klopp vs Carlo Ancelotti: Who has the best record in major finals?

5 worst UEFA Champions League finals in history

5 worst UEFA Champions League finals in history

Best of Champions League football comes alive on GOtv Pop-Up Channel 38

Best of Champions League football comes alive on GOtv Pop-Up Channel 38