AFCON 2025 Qualifier: Nigeria Face Benin, Others In Group D (Full List)

AFCON 2025 Qualifier: Nigeria Face Benin, Others In Group D (Full List)
  • PublishedJuly 4, 2024

Nigeria has been drawn alongside Benin, Libya and Rwanda in Group D of the qualifiers for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON qualifiers) in Morocco.

This was unveiled on Thursday at the draw ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The 2025 Nations Cup will be the first in history that the tournament will kick off in December and run over the Christmas and New Year periods.

The tournament will be played from December 21, 2025, to January 18, 2026, following the decision of CAF to adjust the schedule of the tournament for the congested FIFA calendar.

The full draw:

Group A

Tunisia, Madagascar, Comoros, Gambia

Group B

Morocco (hosts), Gabon, Central African Republic, Lesotho

Group C

Egypt, Cape Verde, Mauritania, Botswana

Group D

Nigeria, Benin, Libya, Rwanda

Group E

Algeria, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Liberia

Group F

Ghana, Angola, Sudan, Niger

Group G

Ivory Coast (holders), Zambia, Sierra Leone, Chad

Group H

Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Tanzania, Ethiopia

Group I

Mali, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Eswatini

Group J

Cameroon, Namibia, Kenya, Zimbabwe

Group K

South Africa, Uganda, Congo Brazzaville, South Sudan

Group L

Senegal, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Burundi

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