A new date has been fixed for Nigeria’s Super Eagles 2026 FIFA World Cup match day one Group C qualifier against Lesotho.

In a post on the Super Eagles X handle on Wednesday, 25 October, the game against Lesotho was initially fixed for Friday, 17 November 2023.

On the same X handle, it was announced today that the game will now be played on Thursday, 16 November 2023.
The match day two fixture against Zimbabwe in Kigali, Rwanda, still remains Monday, 20 November.

The game between the Super Eagles and Lesotho will played inside the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.

Aside from Lesotho and Zimbabwe, the Super Eagles will take on South Africa, Rwanda, and the Benin Republic for the sole ticket in the group.

Meanwhile, the new FIFA Coca-Cola world ranking released on Thursday saw the Eagles maintain 40th position.

Lesotho dropped to 153rd spot and Zimbabwe remains at 125th in the latest ranking.

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