World Cup Qualifier: Eagles To Face Swaziland On Friday, November 13

World Cup Qualifier: Eagles To Face Swaziland On Friday, November 13

Nigeria and Swaziland will clash under floodlights at the Somhlolo National Stadium in Lobamba, in their 2018 FIFA World Cup African Round 2 first leg tie, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced.

The Swaziland Football Association has fixed the match to start at 7pm Swazi time (6pm Nigeria time) on Friday, November 13 at the 20,000-capacity Somhlolo Stadium, which is an all-standing arena.

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Swaziland eliminated Djibouti 8-1 on aggregate in round one of the qualifiers to set up the Super Eagles tie.

FIFA have appointed Germain Koole of Benin Republic as referee for the match, with his compatriots Bienvenu Dina, Sena Ulrich Houedin and Gustave Eugene Tohouegnon as assistant 1, assistant 2 and fourth official respectively.

Mohamed Bahou from Morocco will serve as the referee assessor with Joseph Nkole from Zambia to serve as match commissioner.

The Super Eagles, currently rated 52nd in the world, drew a bye in the Round One as the Sihlangu negotiated past Djibouti easily. The Sihlangu sit in 135th place in the FIFA ranking.

Swaziland have never qualified for any major competition.

The Super Eagles will resume camping for the match in Abuja on Monday, November 9.

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