From March 22 to 24, a total of 44 nations will compete in the qualifiers, with some hoping to regain ground in the race to qualify while others, hoping to extend their lead.
The month of March will see the qualifying series for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) make a return, after the last games held in September last year.
From March 22 through 24, a total of 44 nations will compete in the qualifiers, with some hoping to regain ground in the race to qualify while others, hoping to extend their lead.
Jose Peseiro's 23-man squad ahead of Super Eagles game with Guinea-Bissau
For Nigeria's Super Eagles, who also happen to be three-time African champions, a tie against Guinea-Bissau will be the first competitive match since that record-breaking 10-0 victory over Sao Tome and Principe.
Prior to the victory over Sao Tome, the Super Eagles secured a 2-1 victory over Sierra Leone in their Group A opening fixture.
Nigeria at the moment leads the group with six points and a goal difference of +11 after both victories, and are closely followed by Guinea-Bissau who have four points after two matches.
Pele, Fernandes, Mane named in Guinea-Bissau squad to face Super Eagles
The other game in Group A on matchday 3 will see Sierra Leone square up against Sao Tome at the Agadir Stadium in Morocco.
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AFCON 2023 qualifiers scorers ranking (ahead of matchday 3)
Victor Osimhen (Nigeria)
Sadio Mane (Senegal)
Dango Ouattara (Burkina Faso)
Aboubakar Kamara (Mauritania)
El Bilal Toure (Mali)
Gabadinho Mhango (Malawi)
Gelson Dala (Angola)
Mohamed Camara (Mali)
Mohammed Kudus (Ghana)
Sabelo Ndzinisa (Swaziland)
Terem Moffi (Nigeria)
Youssef En-Nesyri (Morocco)
Youssef Msakni (Tunisia)
Zinho Gano (Guinea-Bissau)
10:20 - 17.03.2023
AFCON 2023 5 players who should NOT have made the latest Super Eagles squad
These five players should not have been included in the Super Eagles squad to prosecute the double-header against Guinea-Bissau
15:34 - 16.03.2023
AFCON 2023 Peseiro calls up 2 U-20 players, Osimhen, others for Nigeria vs Guinea Bissau
Nigeria will host Guinea Bissau at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, on Friday, March 24.
16:23 - 14.03.2023
AFCON 2023 Super Eagles to be without their defensive duo for clash against Guinea-Bissau
Nigeria will be without their first-choice defenders when they take on Guinea-Bissau in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games.
13:20 - 14.03.2023
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