Former Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr on Saturday failed to qualify Benin Republic for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Côte d’Ivoire. Rohr’s Benin Republic will face the Super Eagles in Group C, in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers which will begin in November….CONTINUE READING....CONTINUE READING
Benin Republic will host the Super Eagles first in June 2024 while the return leg is in October 2025.
In Saturday’s final Group L game away to Mozambique, Benin Republic lost 3-2 to miss out on qualification.
The Beninoise needed an outright win to secure the second ticket from the group. AFCON champions Senegal finished top in Group L.
On their part, a draw would have been enough for Mozambique who, by virtue of the win against Benin, ended with 10 points.
Benin Republic, on five points, ended in third place while Rwanda, who will also face the Super Eagles in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers, were bottom with two points.
Meanwhile, Rwanda will play their final group game away to Senegal later today (Saturday)….CONTINUE READING