Lesotho – ranked 153rd globally; 113 below Nigeria – took the lead in the 56th
minute against the run of play at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom
But 11 minutes later, defender Semi Ajayi rose to the occasion to power a header
past the Crocodiles’ goalkeeper for the equalizer.
The Super Eagles, however, have a chance to get their campaign back on track on
Sunday, when they face Zimbabwe in their second clash of the 2026 World Cup
Earlier, Zimbabwe and Rwanda, who are also in Group C of the qualification
campaign, drew goalless. South Africa will take on Benin Republic in the same lot on