CAF 2022 World Cup qualifiers postponed

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the month of June 2021.

This means the match day one and two fixtures originally scheduled for June 5-14, 2021 have now been pushed to September 2021.

Also, the other match days of the qualifiers have been rescheduled for the International football windows of October 2021, November 2021 and March 2022 respectively.

This was contained in a statement released by CAF on Thursday, May 06, 2021.

The Lonestar of Liberia were billed to face Nigeria in Lagos on June 5/8, before battling in Monrovia with Nigeria ‘ Super Eagles ‘ .Nigeria have been drawn alongside Liberia in their 2022 World Cup qualifying group as they look to make their 4th successive World Cup.

Nigeria are currently the 3rd best team in African, ranked 31st, and recently drew 1-1 with Brazil. Cape Verde are ranked 78th, Central African Republic are ranked 109th, and Liberia are 152nd. Liberia’s most famous ever player is without doubt Ballon d’Or winner and current president George Weah.

In the meantime, Nigeria will be looking to qualify for the African Cup of Nations, and are currently top of a qualifying group that features Benin, Lesotho and Sierra Leone.

Here is the full statement from CAF:


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