Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been drawn alongside eternal rivals, Bafana Bafana of South Africa, Libya and Seychelles in the qualifiers for the 2019 African Nations Cup.
The Gernot Rohr-led team must finish top of their group in order to guarantee their spot in Cameroon.
The winners of each group will go through to the finals, while the top three runners-up will also make be in Cameroon in 2019.
The pool phase of the qualifiers is set to start in June.
Bafana beat Nigeria to top spot in the qualifiers for the 2015 tournament in Equatorial Guinea.
Meanwhile, a preliminary round will be played in March where a winner will be decided in ties between Sao Tome and Principe vs Madagascar, Comoros vs Mauritius and Djibouti vs South Sudan.
The three winners will join the group stages in June.
Sao Tome e Principe or Madagascar
Comoros or Mauritius
Djibouti or South Sudan
Central African Republic