Nigeria vs Central African Republic: How to watch Super Eagles FIFA World Cup qualifier, predictions and team news
On Thursday, October 7, 2021, the Nigerian Super Eagles face the Central African Republic in a FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Di place of dis match na Teslim Balogun stadium for Lagos.
The Super Eagles are unbeaten in qualifying and dominate Group C with a six point lead over Liberia, Cape Verde and the Central African Republic.
The Central African Republic will host Nigeria for the second leg on Sunday 10 October for Douala Cameroon.
They are playing an away game because the Confederation of African Football rule says that no football field for the Central African Republic is fit and suitable for international matches.
Only the group winners will qualify for the third and final round.
For the final round, they decide on five African teams that will qualify for the World Cup finals for Qatar.
How to watch Nigeria vs RCA?
Di go dey match live for local station Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and African Independent Television (AIT).
And we’re going to start at 5 p.m. West African time.
Prediction for Nigeria vs RCA?
This is the first official meeting between the two teams.
With the quality of Super Eagles players, home support, as well as the Central African Republic’s poor record as whipped boys in the squad, put the Eagles ahead.
Dat na wetin, football commentator Emmanuel Etim, told BBC Pidgin.
A win will bring the Eagles closer to the playoffs. Na wetin im adding put.
Prediction: Nigeria 4 – 0 CAR
Super Eagles Team News
There are 23 players with the Super Eagles side for the game.
Goalkeepers: Daniel Akpeyi, Francis Uzoho, Maduka Okoye.
Defenders: Kevin Akpoguma, Jamilu Collins, Chidozie Awaziem, Calvin Bassey, William Ekong, Leon Balogun, Ola Aina and Kenneth Omeruo.
Midfielder: Innocent Bonke, Frank Onyeka, Joseph Aribo, Ahmed Musa, Shehu Abdullahi.
Before: Onuachu Paul, Samuel Kalu, Taiwo Awoniyi, Simon Moses, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ejuke Chidera, Victor Osimhen
The African Football Confederation did not appoint Abdel Aziz Bouh as referee for Thursday’s match.
Himassistants na im kontri pipo Hamedine Diba (assistant referee 1), Abderrahmane War (assistant referee 2) and Moussa Diou (fourth official).
Di referee evaluator na Jerome Efong Nzolo from Gabon and di match commissioner na Marcelin Gaha Djiadeu from Cameroon.
While the Nigerian Dr Ozi Salami Abdulrahim will be a doctor.