Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been drawn in Group A alongside rivals The Elephant of Côte De Ivorie in the draws that were held on Thursday in Abidjan, Côte De Ivorie,Owosports.com.ng reports.
The three times Africa champions will face their West Africa neighbors Ivory Coast for the first time in ten years after knocking them out in the Quarter finals at the 2013 edition in South Africa.
The last meetings between the two Nations was in an International friendly at the Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi.
Nigeria will also Play Guinea Bissau and Guinea Equatorial which completes Group A at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan.
Group A: Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau.
Group B: Egypt, Ghana, Cape Verde, Mozambique.
Group C: Senegal, Cameroon, Guinea, The Gambia.
Group D: Algeria, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Angola.
Group E: Tunisia, Mali, South Africa, Namibia.
Group F: Morocco, DR Congo, Zambia, Tanzania.