Nigeria have been seeded for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations after CAF released the seeding for the tournament, Wednesday.
The three-time African champions were seeded along side hosts Cameroon, defending champions Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia and Morocco.
In Pot 2, with 13 titles between them Egypt, Ghana and Ivory Coast pose a huge challenge for the top seeds. Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea complete the teams in the Pot.
The 2022 AFCON which will be the 33rd edition, is the second time 24 teams will compete for honors in the continental showpiece.
Full AFCON 2021 Pots
Pot 1 : Cameroon (Host), Senegal, Tunisia, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco
Pot 2 : Egypt, Ghana, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Guinea
Pot 3 : Cape Verde, Gabon, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone
Pot 4 : Malawi, Sudan, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia