Preparations for Super Eagles’ Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier against Liberia, which will hold in Lagos on September 3, have begun.
Gernot Rohr and his men will begin the second round of the qualifying series on September 3 against Liberia in Lagos, travel to Cape Verde for their second game in September before meeting the Central African Republic in a doubleheader between October 6 and 12 with Lagos hosting the first leg.
Nigeria will then play against Liberia and Cape Verde again between November 11 and 16.
The group’s winner will play a final play-off against a winner from one of the other nine groups in March next year for a ticket to the Qatar World Cup next year from November 21, 2022.
According to The Guardian, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Media Director, Ademola Olajire said yesterday that the federation has already started preparations for the qualifiers, adding that the list of players for the matches would be made public once Rohr submits it to the federation.
“We are sticking with Lagos for the matches because it has always been a fertile ground for our teams,” he said, adding that the state government has assured the NFF of adequate support.
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