The two-time African champions have been handed tough opponents in the international beach soccer championship’s preliminary stages
The draw was held on Friday evening at Conmebol Convention Centre in Asuncion.
The Sand Eagles qualified for the competition having finished as runners-up in 2018 Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations staged in Egypt.
According to the draw, Nigeria who are making their sixth appearance on the global scene must navigate their way past the South Americans, Europeans and Asians to reach the quarter-final.
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Here are the confirmed groups for the #BeachSoccerWC Paraguay 2019!
🗓 Tournament runs from 21 November-1 December pic.twitter.com/kiH0jWYRwo
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Brazil denied the two-time African champions a place in the semi-final after winning 10-8 after extra-time in Italy 2011.
Coach Audu Adamu’s men will begin their quest for glory when they take on 2015 winners Portugal on November 22.
Oman will be up next two days later before they try Brazil for size on November 26.