The newly crowned African champions have been handed an easy group in the preliminary stages of the 2015 Fifa World Youth Championship in New Zealand.
Nigeria will face five-time champions Brazil , Hungary and Korea DPR in Group E of the preliminary round of the 2015 Fifa World Youth Championship in New Zealand.
The Flying Eagles defeated Senegal 1-0 to emerge as African champions in a keenly contested African Youth Championship final.
Hosts New Zealand were zoned in Group A against Myanmar, Ukraine and the United States of America.
Ghana will face a stiff challenge in Group B having been zoned against Argentina, Austria and Panama.
Last edition’s runners-up Uruguay will battle Senegal, Mexico and Serbia in Group D.
Nigeria’s first game will be against Brazil at the Stadium Taranaki, New Plymouth on June 1, 2015.
2015 Fifa WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP IN FULL
GROUP A –Myanmar, New Zealand, Ukraine, USA
GROUP B – Argentina, Austria, Ghana, Panama
GROUP C –Mali, Colombia, Portugal, Qatar
GROUP D – Senegal, Mexico, Serbia, Uruguay
GROUP E – Nigeria, Brazil, Hungary, Korea DPR
GROUP F – Fiji, Germany, Honduras, Uzbekistan
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