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Benin Vs Nigeria: Match Preview, Kick-off, Line-up (2021 AFCON Qualifier)

The Super Eagles of Nigerian plan to sure their spot at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations when they face the Squirrels of Benin today, MySportDab reports. 

Benin will play the Super Eagles at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo today.

Nigeria are one point ahead of Benin at the top of Group L but have not yet secured qualification.

Sierra Leone and Lesotho are the other countries in Group L

Nigeria will face Benin without the likes of Moses Simon and Samuel Kalu.

Benin Vs Nigeria Match Preview

Moses Simon was not allowed to leave France by his club Nantes due to French quarantine laws.

The Super Eagles remains unbeaten after four games in the group.

They defeated Benin and Lesotho, but two draws against Sierra Leone leave them needing a win today.

The last 4-4 draw match against Sierra Leone means Nigeria must get at least two points from their next two matches.

Overall, Saturday’s visitors have a historical advantage over their hosts, who they have beaten in 12 of the 15 previous clashes, losing just once in that time.

Benin can also seal their place at the African tournament set to hold in Cameroon.

Michel Dussuyer’s team came back strong after losing the opening group match against Nigeria.

Benin did not take their chance to move first in the group after a disappointing draw against Lesotho in the last match.

However, they could move top of the group with a win today against Nigeria.

Benin are strong in their country and have not lost a single home match since 2013.

Benin Vs Nigeria Possible Line-up

Benin Likely XI: Allagbe, Assogba, Roche, Adenon, Hountondji, Imorou, D’Almeida, Ahlinvi, Mounie, Dossou, Djigla.

Nigeria Likely XI: Okoye, Aina, Sanusi, Balogun, Troost Ekong, Etebo, Aribo, Ndidi, Osimhen, Iwobi, Iheanacho.

Benin Vs Nigeria Kick-off? 

The AFCON Qualifier will start today at 5:30pm Nigeria time.

MySportDab will provide live coverage of the Benin Vs Nigeria Match today.

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