Godswil Akpabio Stadium to host Super Eagles 2026 World Cup qualifiers
The Godswil Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo will host all the Super Eagles home fixtures in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made the announcement during a visit to Akwa Ibom Governor, Umo Eno, in Uyo.
The 30,000-seater ground will also stage the Super Eagles final 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Sao Tome and Principe on Sunday, September 10, 2023.
It will be recalled that the magnificent edifice hosted all Super Eagles home matches in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
The first two rounds of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers will be played between November 13 and 21.
The Super Eagles are drawn in Group D along with South Africa, the Benin Republic, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and Lesotho.
The winners of the group will advance to the 2026 World Cup, to be hosted by the USA, Canada, and Mexico, while the best runners-up will play for an additional place for Africa.
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