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2026 World Cup Qualifier: Benin Republic To Host Super Eagles In Abidjan

2026 World Cup Qualifier: Benin Republic To Host Super Eagles In Abidjan

The Squirrels of Benin Republic will host the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying matchday four tie at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan in June.

Gernot Rohr’s side will play the game at a neutral venue after their stadia were ruled sub-standard.

The Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium is a familiar ground for the Super Eagles as they played three games at the ground during the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations this year.

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The Super Eagles will host the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Friday, June 7 before the clash with the Squirrels.

The three-time African champions are yet to record a win in the qualifiers with two draws from their opening two games against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

Nigeria failed to qualify for the last World Cup hosted by Qatar.


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WORDPRESS: 11
  • Codex 1 month ago

    Uh-oh!

  • Stanley 1 month ago

    Abidjan… He he he just wondering if it was, ‘ Benin Republic to host Super Eagles in Abuja’

    • Kenny 1 month ago

      @Stan
      Ho ho ho ho lolo! Abidjan really look like Abuja. I was also taken aback.

  • John Telo Pita 1 month ago

    Coach Finidi and his charges should see the game as walk over being a familiar turf.

  • Adodo Gbangu 1 month ago

    Hahaha…I like that. Devil punish the Squirrels to fix the match @Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja, SE for score 10goals to nothing.

  • My prayer is that Finidiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii should field Osimhen and Boni make we see how Beninis and South Africa go take see weeeeen.

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