Africa’s football governing body, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the dates and venues for the playoff of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers between Ghana and Nigeria.
The two West African powerhouses will renew their rivalry for a ticket to the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be played in Qatar later this year.
The first leg of what promises to be an exciting tie will take place at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana on Thursday, March 24, 2022 and the second leg at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Sunday, March 27, 2022. The kickoff times will be announced later.
The winner of the tie will earn a place at the
2022 World Cup to be played in Qatar between
21 November to 18 December.
Ghana and Nigeria will go into the game at the back of disappointing performances at the just ended African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Ghana was knocked out of the competition in the group stages after failing to win a game, whiles Nigeria bowed out in the Round of 16 following a 1-0 defeat to Tunisia.
Other playoff games will see Egypt face Senegal, Cameroon face Algeria, DR Congo meet Morroco and Mali will face Tunisia.