2020 Olympics Football Qualifiers

Nigeria and South Africa have been placed in the same group for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying tournament games.

The draw took place on Wednesday night (October 2) in Egyptian city Alexandria.

Nigeria and South Africa are in Group B with the Ivory Coast and Zambia, while in Group A, the hosts Egypt will take on Mali, Cameroon, and Ghana in the November 8-22 championship.

Teams are restricted to under-23 footballers and the finalists and the winners of the third-place play-off will represent Africa at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.

In 1996, Nigeria won gold and silver in 2008 at the Olympic football tournaments.