Nigeria could face Algeria, Cote d’ Ivoire, Tunisia or Cameroon in a tough 2018 World Cup qualifying group after the Super Eagles was drawn in Pot 3 on Sunday.
The draw for the World Cup qualifiers will be staged in Cairo, Egypt, on June 24.
Egypt, Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana and Senegal were drawn in Pot 1, africanFootball.com reports.
Tunisia, Cape Verde, DR Congo, Guinea and Cameroon were placed in Pot 2.
Nigeria was dawn in Pot 3 with Congo Brazzaville, Morocco, Mali and South Africa, meaning these teams will avoid themselves in the qualifiers to be played in a mini-league format from October to November 2017.