By Adeboye Amosu
The home-based Super Eagles have been placed in pot two ahead of Sunday’s draw for the 2016 African Nations Championship, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.
The draw will take place at the Serena Hotel, Kigali on Sunday.
The distribution into pots was decided on the basis of ranking taking into consideration the results of the various teams at the final tournament of the three previous editions of the competition; 2009, 2011 and 2014.
The four seeded teams are hosts Rwanda, DR Congo, Tunisia and Zimbabwe.
Group A will be based in Amahoro Stadium, Group B in Butare, while Group C will be based at the Nyamirambo Stadium also in Kigali. Gisenyi will host action in Group D.
Nigeria failed to qualify for the first two editions of the competition, but finished third at the last edition in South Africa.
The competition which is for senior players plying their trade in their country’s domestic league will take place from January 16 to February 7, 2016 in Rwanda.