The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw made in Libreville on Thursday pitted Nigeria against South Africa in one of the 12 groups and Tunisia against Egypt in another.
Nigeria and South Africa are in Group E with Libya and the Seychelles while Tunisia and Egypt are in Group J with Niger and Swaziland.
Both Nigeria and South Africa failed to reach Africa cup of nation 2017 tournament, which held in Gabon on Saturday the first match will b played between the host country and Guinea-Bissau.
Ghana and Kenya are in Group F with Ethiopia and Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville share Group G with Zimbabwe and Liberia.
Group L comprises decades-old east African rivals Uganda and Tanzania plus Cape Verde and Lesotho.
One round of mini-league fixtures are scheduled for 2017 and five for next year with the 12 group winners and the best three runners-up joining hosts Cameroon in the finals.