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Poland 2019: Nigeria to battle USA, 2 Others

The seven-time African champions have been handed a dicey group in the preliminary stages of the 2019 U20 World Cup to be staged in Poland

Nigeria will face the USA, Ukraine and in Group D of the preliminary round of the 2019 U20 Fifa World Cup.

The draw ceremony took place on Sunday evening at the Gdynia Arena, Poland with Fifa legends Bebeto and Fernando Couto assisting.

We have our #U20WC Poland 2019 groups 🙌

What do you think is the toughest group? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/Ty0d9XcauX

— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) February 24, 2019

Hosts Poland got zoned in Group A against Colombia, Tahiti and the Junior Terranga Lions of Senegal.

South Africa’s Amajita were landed in a veritable ‘Group of Death’ where they will be facing ArgentinaPortugal, Korea Republic in Group F.

Reigning African champions Mali were handed a tricky pool in the draw, having been bracketed with FranceSaudi Arabia and Panama in Group E.

Nigeria begin their campaign against Qatar on May 24 at the Stadion Miejski w Tychach, Tychy

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