Nigeria had laboured to a 1-1 draw against the Crocodiles of Lesotho on home soil on
Day 1 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo last Thursday.
The result from yesterday’s crucial matchday 2 Group C encounter, meant South Africa
with three points remained top of the Group C six-nations table in spite having played
only one game.
Nigeria and Zimbabwe are now second and third respectively with two points from two
The 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers resume in June 2024 with Nigeria hosting South
Africa, before travelling to an away game against Benin Republic.