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Nigeria's beach soccer national team will face Cote d'Ivoire, Egpyt and Ghana in Group A of the 2016 Beach Soccer's Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

The draw ceremony held at the Caf Headquarters, Cairo had the Caf secretary general Hicham Al Amrani alongside representatives of the eight participating countries in attendance.

While Madagascar, Liberia, Morrocco and Senegal make up Group B.

The top two teams from the preliminary stages will qualify for the knockout phase of the tournament scheduled to take place from 13th to 18th of December in Lagos.

The  finalists will qualify to represent Africa at next year's Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas.

Hosts, Nigeria will begin their campaign against Egypt in Group A, while reigning champions Madagascar face Libya.

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