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2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier: Nigeria’s Super Eagles to face Zimbabwe in Rwanda amid venue controversy

The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has reportedly settled on Rwanda as its home ground for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Soccernet.ng understands. 


Aiming to qualify for their first-ever World Cup, Zimbabwe will battle it out with Nigeria, South Africa, Rwanda, Lesotho, and Benin for the group’s solitary ticket.


Initially eyeing South Africa, ZIFA has decided to play their qualifying matches in one of the approved stadiums in Kigali.