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Minifootball AFCON 2021: Nigeria Drawn Against Senegal, Morocco and Djibouti

Nigeria national team have been drawn in the group A with Senegal, Morocco and Djibouti in the first round of next month’s Africa Minifootball Nations Cup.

The draw ceremony which took place at the Ilaji Hotels, Ibadan, Nigeria on Wednesday evening was attended by presidents of African Minifootball Association as well as Oyo state Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan and African football legends.

The Nigeria Minifootball team will hope to manoeuvre their way past their rivals in Group A for a chance to feature in their knockout stages of the tournament scheduled to hold from July 8-17 at the Ilaji Hotels and Resorts, Akanran Ibadan.

Since making their debut in the biennial tournament in 2018 in Libya, where Nigeria finished fifth, this time the team will need to do more on the home soil to lift the trophy in the front of the home fans.

In group B, Burkina Faso will face Benin Republic, South Africa and Tunisia, while the defending champions, Ivory Coast will lock horns with Egypt, Somalia and Ghana in group C.

The 2018 host, Libya, Gabon, Zambia and Algeria completed the teams in group D.

The draw process was carried out by former Super Eagles star and the face of Mini Football in Nigeria, Mutiu Adepoju and the president of African Mini Football Federation Achref Ben Salha.

The Group in Full
Group A
Nigeria (Host)

Group B
Burkina Faso
Benin Republic
South Africa

Group C
Ivory Coast (Defending Champion)

Group D