Minifootball AFCON 2021: Nigeria Drawn With Senegal, Morocco and Djibouti

Nigeria will play in Group A with Senegal, Morocco and Djibouti in the first round of next month’s Africa Minifootball Nations Cup.

The draw ceremony which took place at the Ilaji Hotels, Ibadan, Nigeria on Wednesday evening was attended by several presidents of African Minifootball Associations as well as the Oyo state Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan and African football legends.

Nigeria’s Minifootball team will hope to manoeuvre their way past their rivals in Group A for a chance to feature in their knockout stages of the tournament.

Nigeria finished fifth in their tournament debut at the 2018 edition in Libya and the West Africans will hope to do better on home soil as they bid to lift the trophy in front of home fans.

In Group B, Burkina Faso will face Benin Republic, South Africa and Tunisia, while defending champions, Ivory Coast will lock horns with Egypt, Somalia and Ghana in Group C.

The 2018 hosts Libya, Gabon, Zambia and Algeria complete the teams in Group D.

The draw process was carried out by former Super Eagles star and the face of Mini Football in Nigeria, Mutiu Adepoju and the president of African Mini Football Federation Achref Ben Salha.

The Groups in Full 

Group A

Nigeria (Hosts)




Group B

Burkina Faso

Benin Republic

South Africa


Group C

Ivory Coast (Defending Champions)




Group D