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Sports News of Monday, 21 February 2022


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The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) have announced new dates for the World Cup play-off between the Black Stars of Ghana and the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

The two matches were initially scheduled for March 24 and 29 but have now been revised to Friday March 25, and Tuesday, March 29, 2022.

The first leg of the fixture which will be played at the Cape Coast Stadium will on Friday whiles the return fixture at the Mooshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, Nigeria will be on Tuesday.

The winner of the tie will grab one of Africa’s five slots for the 2022 World Cup which will be held Qatar.

Below are the revised fixtures

Match: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play offs – Ghana vs. Nigeria (First Leg)

Date: Friday, March 25, 2022

Venue: Cape Coast stadium

Kick-off: 19:30Hrs

Match; FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play offs - Nigeria vs. Ghana (Second Leg)

Date; Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Venue: Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja

Kick off: 17:00