By James Agberebi:
The home-based Super Eagles team will face Tunisia, Guinea and neighbours Niger in the group stages of the African Nation Championships.
The draw held in Rwanda on Sunday put the Home Eagles in Group C of the tournament taking place early next year.
In Group A, hosts Rwanda will be up against Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire and Morocco.
Cameroon are the biggest names in Group B and they will face DR Congo, Angola and Ethiopia.
In Group D, Zimbabwe will square up to Mali, Uganda and Zambia.
The two best teams in the groups will qualify for the quarter-finals.
Nigeria finished third last year in South Africa, the Home Eagles’ first time at CHAN after failing to qualify for earlier editions.
The full draw
A: Rwanda,Gabon, Morocco,Cote d’Ivoire
B: DR Congo,Angola,Cameroon,Ethiopia
C: Tunisia,Nigeria Niger, Guinea
D: Zimbabwe,Mali, Uganda, Zambia