NIGERIA TO FACE BRAZIL IN BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP

Nigeria will face Brazil, Oman and Portugal as the draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer Paraguay 2019 is conducted. The Nigerian side and the opponents are all drawn in Group D.

The Draw was conducted at the CONMEBOL Convention Centre in Asuncion. Sixteen teams are participating.

Drawn into Group A, the hosts will play Japan in their tournament opener at 21:00 local time on Thursday 21 November. Switzerland and USA are the other two sides in the group.

Five-time competition winners Brazil kick off their campaign a day later against Oman.

Runners-up at the last two world finals, the ever-entertaining Tahiti will kick off against Italy, while two-time world champions Russia will do likewise against Senegal.

The Groups

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Paraguay UruguayBelarus Brazil
Japan Mexico United Arab Emirates Oman
Switzerland Italy Senegal Portugal
USA Tahiti Russia Nigeria

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