By Olufemilade Oyinade
The draw for the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, scheduled to run from January January 9 – Feb. 6, 2022 was conducted at the Yaoundé Conference Centre in host nation Cameroon on Tuesday evening.
The draw was conducted by CAF competitions director Samson Adamu, and assisted by African legends, Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba, Gaelle Enganamouit, Rabeh Madjer and Asamoah Gyan.
Nigeria is in the same group with Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau while the host nation, Cameroon features in the same group with Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Cape Verde.
AFCON 2021 draw in full:
Burkina Faso 🇧🇫
Guinea Bissau 🇬🇼
Sierra Leone 🇸🇱
Equatorial Guinea 🇬🇶