2026 World Cup Qualifier: Super Eagles set to face Benin Republic in Ivory Coast.


The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on The Cheetahs of Benin Republic coached by Gernot Rohr in Match Day 4 of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier at a neutral venue in Ivory Coast.

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, and FIFA Inspection Teams has ruled that stadiums in Benin are sub-standard and cannot host international matches.

According to updates emanating from Benin, the country’s football association are in talks with Ivory Coast to adopt one of their stadiums used during 2023 Africa Cup of Nations as their home ground for the for the next AFCON and the World Cup qualifier, ReelRadio.com.ng reports.

The next round of World Cup qualifiers will be played between June 3 and 11.

The Super Eagles are third in their qualifying group with two points after two rounds of matches, while Benin, who are handled by former Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr, have a point.

Rwanda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Lesotho are the other teams in this group.

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