CAF has announced the seedings for the world cup 2018 qualifying draw for June 24, with Nigeria, Egypt, Cape Verde, Congo DR and Mali all included in pot two.
African Champions Cote d’ivoire is named among the top seeds, along with 2014 FIFA world cup quarter finalists, Tunisia, Ghana and Senegal.
Cameroon, Morocco, Guinea, South Africa and Congo are confirmed in pot three, while Uganda, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Gabon and Libya find themselves in pot four.
With this, the Super Eagles are likely to face Algeria, Ghana, Cote d’ivoire or Senegal as they hope to secure their sixth world cup ticket.
This round of qualification will be played from 3 October 2016 to 14 November 2017.