Benin vs Nigeria and other top football matches today

Wilfred Ndidi led the Super Eagles again as captain against the Cheetahs in Cote d'Ivoire.

Benin vs Nigeria and other top football matches today

Izuchukwu Akawor • Izuchukwu Akawor • 09:51 - 10.06.2024

Benin vs Nigeria is the top of what is an action-packed day for football matches across the world.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria face a crucial 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier as they take on the Cheetahs of Benin Republic on Monday.

After a disappointing start to their qualification campaign, with three draws from three matches, Nigeria and manager Finidi George know they cannot afford any more dropped points if they are to reach football's biggest stage.

Benin vs Nigeria spotlights football matches today

Sitting on three points, the Super Eagles will be determined to get their qualification bid back on track against a Benin side playing their home matches in Abidjan, Ivory Coast due to stadium issues.

Elsewhere, Ghana's Black Stars will be looking to build on their impressive win over rivals in Group I Mali when they host the Central African Republic.

Benin vs Nigeria
Finidi George's Super Eagles face Benin in a pivotal World Cup qualifying match on Monday (Imago/Shengolpixs) Five Super Eagles changes that Finidi George needs to make against Gernot Rohr's Benin (Imago/Shengolpixs)

The Black Stars have won two of their three matches so far and will be hoping to leapfrog their opponents at the top of the table with back-to-back wins.

In Group G, Algeria will be aiming to bounce back from their shock defeat at home to Guinea when they travel to take on Uganda, while Equatorial Guinea host Malawi in a crunch Group H encounter.

In Europe, the biggest game will see one of EURO 2024 favourites, the Netherlands, play their final pre-tournament friendly match against Iceland.

With several key fixtures across and outside the continent, football fans are in for an action-packed day of World Cup qualifying drama.

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