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Nigeria draws Mozambique, others in Group A

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Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles will face hosts Mozambique, Malawi and Morocco in the first round of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for Mozambique in October.

The group pairings of the tournament were revealed on Friday during the finals draw held in the Mozambican capital city of Maputo.

The 2022 Beach Soccer AFCON is scheduled for October 21 to October 28 in Vilankulo.

In accordance with the draw procedure, hosts Mozambique have been placed in group A and they are joined by Malawi, who will be taking part in their first Beach Soccer AFCON.

Nigeria, who were bronze medallists in 2015 and finalists in 2016 and 2018, will join both teams and Morocco, regular participants in the finals and bronze medallists in the last edition.

In the other group, defending champions Senegal will share the stage with Uganda, who will participate in their second Beach Soccer AFCON after having been semi-finalists in 2021.

They will be joined by Madagascar, winners of the tournament organised in 2015 in the Seychelles, and Egypt who were bronze medallists in 2016 and 2018.

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