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AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles to battle Rohr’s Benin, Libya, Rwanda

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Ganiyu Muftau

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn into Group D of the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers, alongside Benin, Libya, and Rwanda. The draw, which took place on Thursday in Johannesburg in South Africa July 5, 2024, has set the stage for a thrilling qualifying campaign.

Nigeria, will begin their quest for a spot in the biennial tournament in September 2024. The Super Eagles are without an head coach as Finidi George as resign after two games in charge of the Super Eagle.

The Super Eagles are expected to navigate this group with ease, given their experience and talent. However, Benin, Libya, and Rwanda will be looking to cause upsets and make their mark on the qualifying campaign.

Benin Republic will face Nigeria again in a qualifier match after defeated Nigeria in the World Cup qualifier in June this year. Former Super Eagle Coach Gernot Rohr will lead Benin side to face Nigeria again in a crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

Super Eagles are currently without a coach with the qualifier kickoff is less than three months. The AFCON qualifiers are set to kick off in September 2024, with the tournament proper scheduled for December 2025 in Morocco.

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