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The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to face South Africa in a crucial 2026 World Cup qualifier match at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Friday June 7.

Nigeria, currently third in the FIFA World Cup African qualifiers table, is looking to secure a win that would send them straight to the top of the group before their next match against Benin Republic.


It explains why the match is crucial for both teams since it determine who will qualify for the global competition which will be jointly held by the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Nigeria’s dominance in this fixture adds an extra layer of intrigue. South Africa has not defeated Nigeria in their last three encounters, with the most recent meeting at AFCON ending in a draw. The Super Eagles will aim to continue this trend, while South Africa is eager to break their winless streak against Nigeria.

Match Details………
Date: Friday, June 7, 2024
Time: 8 pm Nigerian time
Venue: Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria
Broadcast: DSTV and the official YouTube channel of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

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