The Nigeria senior male national team will begin their Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying campaigns this weekend.
Nigeria Super Eagles will host the Lone Star of Liberia for their qualifying match on Friday 3 September 2021.
Nigeria Super Eagles, Liberia, Cape Verde, and Central Africa are in Group C of the Africa qualifying matches for Qatar 2022 World Cup.
In the African qualifiers, 40 teams will play in the qualifying matches for ten groups and only the group winners will advance to the third and the final round of the qualifying matches which will decide the five teams that will represent the African continent in the world cup finals.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria had qualified for the World Cup for a record six times and they are hopeful of qualifying for Qatar 2022.
THE TIME FOR NIGERIA VS LIBERIA MATCH?
The Nigeria Super Eagles will play the Lone Star of Liberia on Friday, September 3 kick-off time is 5 pm West Africa time.
WHERE IS THE VENUE OF THE NIGERIA VS LIBERIA MATCH?
The Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos will be the venue for the match, five thousand fans will be allowed to watch the game live.
WHO ARE THE MATCH REFEREES?
The World football governing body FIFA appointed Togolese official Kouassi Attisso Attiogbe as the referee for the Friday FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying match between Nigeria and Liberia which will take place at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere Lagos.
The assistant referees are Togolese Komian Domenyo Adiwotso (assistant referee 1) Limna Kabassima ( assistant referee 2) and Yelebodom Gado Bodjona ( fourth official).
The World football governing body FIFA also appointed Ghanaian Munkaila Nassam Adam as match commissioner and Morrocan El Achiri will serve as the referee assessor.
However, the number of African countries that had appeared at the World Cup finals between France 1938 and Russia 2018 are the total number of 54 countries from the continent.
They are namely: Egypt, Morocco, Congo DR (formerly Zaire), Tunisia, Algeria, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal, Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, and Ghana