Amaju Pinnick says Super Eagles group is tougher than the Group of Death

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has said the Super Eagles have been drawn in a very tough group, which he has described worse than ‘Group of Death’.

The three-time African champions will have to go past Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia to qualify for a sixth World Cup.

“Nigeria has been drawn in a group beyond ‘Group of Death’,” said NFF boss Amaju Pinnick.

“Algeria is Africa’s leading team, Cameroon has won the African Cup of Nations four times and has featured at the World Cup seven times, and Zambia has also proved themselves.”

The Eagles, under a broke NFF, will begin the final stage of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers away in Zambia on Sunday.

Both teams last clashed at AFCON 2013 hosted by South Africa and it ended in a 1-1 draw.

In November, they will welcome Algeria to Uyo in continuation of the series.

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