The Black Stars of Ghana have been drawn against defending champions Cameroon, Benin and Guinea Bissau in Group F ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this June.
The four-time African champions will battle their West African neighbours the Squirrels of Benin in their opening fixture.
It looks like a relatively easier pool for the four-time African champions to progress from the second round.
Three third best teams will also qualify to the first knockout out after the round-robin phase.
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will run from 21 June to 19 July.
Here is the full draw:
Group A: Egypt, DR Congo, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Group B: Nigeria, Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi
Group C: Senegal, Algeria,Kenya, Tanzania
Group D: Morocco, Cote D'Ivoire, South Africa, Namibia
Group E: Tunisia, Mali, Mauritania, Angola
Group F: Cameroon, Ghana, Benin, Guinea-Bissau
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