What football matches are playing today?

What football matches are playing today?

What football matches are playing today?

Izuchukwu Akawor • Izuchukwu Akawor • 00:15 - 07.06.2024

All you need to know about all the important and big football games across the world.

It's a loaded football Friday for fans across the world, with a host of vital qualifiers and high-profile football matches taking centre stage. 

From 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to preparations for EURO 2024, the action is set to be thrilling.

Let's dive into some of the biggest games on the menu:

Nigeria vs South Africa - FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 

The spotlight will be firmly on Uyo as fierce rivals Nigeria’s Super Eagles and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana clash in the "Amapiano Derby". 

Super Eagles players in Training in Uyo ahead of the game.
Super Eagles players in Training in Uyo ahead of the game. (Image Credit: Justina (X)

Both nations have made shaky starts to their 2026 World Cup qualification campaigns and will be desperate to pick up a crucial three points in this crucial Group G encounter.

Morocco vs Zambia 

In another crucial World Cup qualifier, Group E heavyweights Morocco and Zambia will go head-to-head. 

Achraf Hakimi of Morocco || Imago

The Atlas Lions and Chipolopolo are tied on three points, setting the stage for a tantalizing clash between these African giants.

However, the visitors have played one game more, winning one and losing the other.

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Ivory Coast vs Gabon 

Fresh off their AFCON 2023 victory, the Ivory Coast will be looking to maintain their momentum as they welcome Gabon to Abidjan in Group F of the World Cup qualifiers. 

The Elephants will be buoyed by the passionate home support as they aim to tighten their grip on the top spot.

Champions Ivory Coast |CAF IMAGE

Ivory Coast vs Gabon is one clash to keep your eyes on as the two nations have won two of their two matches so far.

England vs Iceland 

It's the Island Derby as England host Iceland in a crucial EURO 2024 warm-up match at Wembley. 

Gareth Southgate's England Euro 2024 squad was announced on Thursday.
Gareth Southgate's final England Euro 2024 squad was announced on Thursday. (Imago)

With the final 26-man squad announced on Thursday, this is manager Gareth Southgate's last chance to fine-tune his side’s plan and tactics before the tournament.

Germany vs Greece 

EURO 2024 hosts Germany will be aiming to bounce back from their recent disappointing draw against Ukraine as they welcome Greece to Borussia-Park. 

Nagelsmann signed a new deal with Germany national team || Imago

Julian Nagelsmann's side will be under pressure to impress before their tournament opener against Scotland next week.

With so much at stake and so many high-profile clashes, football fans around the world are in for a treat on this action-packed Friday. 

Don't miss a moment of the drama as the road to the 2026 World Cup and EURO 2024 heats up.

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