FIFA has released the dates for Nigeria’s qualifying matches ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
The Super Eagles will begin the race for a place at the tournament in November 2023.
The three-time African champions are drawn in Group C with South Africa, Benin Republic, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Lesotho.
Jose Peseiro’s side will have to play 10 matches to secure a place at the 2026 World Cup to be hosted by USA, Canada and Mexico.
The first two matchdays will be between November 13-21.
Two other match days will be played next year 2024 between June 3-11.
The six other rounds of matches in this group will be played in 2025 between March and October, while between November 10-18, 2025, playoffs will be staged among the four best runners-up.