The Warriors will face Cameroon and Nigeria in the second preliminary round.
The draw for the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations was conducted by the sub-committee of the Africa Cup of Nations organising committee in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea over the weekend.
Sixteen teams that qualified for Africa Cup of Nations 2012 will skip the first two rounds and enter directly in the final round of qualifiers that begin after the 2012 AFCON event.
Four lowly ranked teams will compete in the 1st phase of preliminary round qualifiers which will see two countries gaining qualification into the second preliminary round which will feature 28 teams.
From the 28 teams 14 will qualify for the final round.