The Super Eagles have escaped the proverbial group of death in the forthcoming 2019 AFCON soccer competition whose fixtures was drawn on Friday in far away Egypt.
The group of death is Group D consisting of South Africa, Morocco, Namibia and Ivory Coast.
The competition comes up in summer in Egypt and the following are all fixtures as drawn. The Namibians aren't that fortunate as the Nigerian senior team:
Group A – Egypt, Zimbabwe, Uganda, DR Congo
Group B – Burundi, Madagascar, Guinea, Nigeria
Group C – Tanzania, Kenya, Algeria, Senegal
Group D– Namibia, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Morocco
Group E – Angola, Mauritania, Mali, Tunisia
Group F – Guinea Bissau, Benin, Ghana, Cameroon.