Nigeria’s Super Eagles were handed a fairly comfortable draw in the first round of qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar on Tuesday.
The six-time Wolrd Cup participants were drawn against West African rivals Liberia as well as Central Africa Republic and Cape Verde in Group C of the ten-group second round of qualifiers.
Nigeria will begin their quest for a seventh World Cup appearance on the weekend of October 5, 2020 and will face all three teams in a round Robin format which will end in October 2021.
The group winner will join nine other group winners in the draws for the final round or qualifiers, a two-legged schedule in November 2021 with the winners qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.
Central Africa Republic