Super Eagles will be aiming to seal early qualification to the final knockout stages of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as the team host the Central Africa Republic (CAR) today at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Nigeria are currently top of Group C on six points after defeating Liberia 2-0 and Cape Verde 2-1 respectively. The visitors will be keen to upset the hosts and secure their first victory after picking up one point from their opening two games.
This will be the first international meeting between the two sides. Nigeria will be seeking all three points to boost their chances of securing qualification for the third round of the qualifiers.
Anything other than a win for the Central African Republic will put them in jeopardy of being eliminated.
Apart from friendly matches, the Wild Beasts have yet to win an international game in the last 12 months, putting them at number 124 in the world. The Super Eagles, on the other hand, have had a good run in Africa, qualifying for the…
Source: Complete Sports