The Super Eagles of Nigeria and Three Time Champion of the African Cup of Nations Have Qualified for the 2021 CAF Competition After a Goalless Draw Between Lesotho and Sierra Leone in Group L
The result of the Maseru clash placed the Super Eagles in top-two finish in the section ahead of their top-of-the-table clash away to Benin in Porto-Novo later Saturday.
Nigeria has eight points, Benin seven, Sierra Leone four and Lesotho three. The countries finishing first and second qualify for the 24-team tournament in Cameroon next January.
The squirrel of Benin needs one point from the match against Nigeria to also secure a place at the finals of the premier African national team competition.
The Super Eagles had travelled by sea to Benin on Friday as it was said that players raised concerns about the poor road network linking the countries.
Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Comoros, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe have qualified, leaving seven places to be filled.