Nigeria draws Mozambique, others in Group A

Supersand Eagles from Nigeria will take on host nation Mozambique, Malawi and Morocco in the first round of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Mozambique in October.

The group formats of the tournament were revealed on Friday during the draw of the final in the Mozambican capital Maputo.

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

According to the draw procedure, host nation Mozambique has been placed in Group A and will be joined by Malawi, who will participate in their first Beach Soccer AFCON.

Nigeria, which was bronze medalists in 2015 and finalists in 2016 and 2018, will join both teams and Morocco, regular participants in the final and bronze medalists in the latest edition.

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

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

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