2022 World Cup Qualifiers: CAF And FIFA Approves 7 Stadiums In Nigeria
Information has it that the three-time African champions start their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign next month and could play their three home games in any of the seven stadiums approved by CAF
CAF and FIFA have approved 7 stadiums in Nigeria to host the Super Eagles 2022 World Cup Qualifiers home games.
The stadiums are Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu, National Stadium Abuja, Adokie Amiesimaka International stadium in Port Harcourt.
Others include the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin and Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.
It remains to be seen which of these stadiums will host the three home games, but the Akwa Ibom international stadium in Uyo is the favourite.
The stadium has hosted a majority of Super Eagles games since 2015, including all of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
However, the Teslim Balogun and Samuel Ogbemudia stadium are also options, with both stadiums hosting
Nigeria’s last two games in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
The Super Eagles open their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with a home clash against Liberia on June 5 before travelling to Cape Verde six days later.
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