Nigeria have been given a tough draw in Group B of the Africa U23 Cup of Nations where they will face Egypt, Algeria and Mali.

The championship is the qualifying tournament for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil.

The Dream Team will face off against some of the toughest teams on the continent in the competition that will run between November 28 and December 12, 2015 in Senegal.

Group A will see hosts Senegal take on South Africa, Zambia and Tunisia.

The top three teams from the competition will qualify to represent Africa at Rio 2016.

The opening game will take place between Senegal and South Africa while Nigeria will play their first game against Mali on November 29 at the 5000-seater Caroline Faye Stadium, Mbour.

Nigeria are presently playing in the All Africa Games in Congo where they are in the semi finals.



Group A

Senegal vs South Africa  28/11/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium

Zambia  vs Tunisia          28/11/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium

South Africa vs Zambia  01/12/2015  Léopold Senghor Stadium

Tunisia vs Senegal          01/12/2015  Léopold Senghor Stadium

Senegal vs Zambia          04/12/2015  Léopold Senghor Stadium

South Africa vs Tunisia   04/12/2015  Caroline Faye Stadium


Group B

Egypt vs Algeria  29/11/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium

Mali vs Nigeria    29/11/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium

Algeria vs Mali    02/12/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium

Nigeria vs Egypt  02/12/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium

Egypt vs Mali       05/12/2015 Caroline Faye Stadium

Algeria vs             05/12/2015 Léopold Senghor Stadium