Nigeria’s Super Eagles are gearing up for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2023. The draw for the tournament has been announced, and the Super Eagles have been placed in Pot 2. Let’s find out what this means for the team!
Pot 2 is a group of teams that will be drawn together in the same stage of the tournament. In this case, the Super Eagles will be in the same group as teams like Ghana, Cameroon, Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Burkina Faso.
The Super Eagles will face some strong opponents in the group stage. They could potentially play against teams like hosts Cote d’Ivoire, the current champions Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt. These teams have a great track record in African football, so it won’t be an easy task for the Super Eagles.Apart from Pot 2, there are three other pots. Pot 3 includes teams like South Africa, Cape Verde, Guinea, Zambia, Equatorial Guinea, and Mauritania. Pot 4 consists of Guinea Bissau, Namibia, Mozambique, Angola, Gambia, and Tanzania. Each pot represents teams of similar strength.
The draw ceremony will take place in Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday, October 12. This is when we will find out which teams will be in the same group as the Super Eagles.
Cote d’Ivoire will be hosting the AFCON 2023 tournament. It will be held from January 13 to February 11. This is an exciting time for African football, and we can’t wait to see how the Super Eagles perform!