Nigeria’s Under-23 Olympic Eagles will know their opponents in the Under-23 Africa cup of Nations tournament holding in Egypt on Wednesday October 2nd.
The draw of the event was originally scheduled for October 3rd but has been moved backwards by twenty-hours following CAF/Local Organising Committee parley.
The Eight African countries that will compete in the championship are Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, South Africa, Zambia and hosts Egypt.
The championship will hold from November 8th to 22nd.
The top three finishers at the final tournament will qualify to represent Africa at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Hosts Egypt, who qualified automatically for the continental championship, will be seeded along with Nigeria, who won the last tournament in 2015 and went onto take bronze at the Rio Olympics.