- Nigeria are set to play their final AFCON 2022 qualifier against Lesotho in Lagos
- The Super Eagles defeated the Crocodiles away in the first leg fixture by 4-2
- Lesotho are bottom of the group while the three-time African champions have already emerged winners
The Super Eagles are ready to take on Lesotho in their last AFCON 2022 qualifier at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
The Nigerian side led by Gernot Rohr have already finished Group L as winners after going unbeaten in their last five matches, winning three and drawing two.
The Crocodiles are bottom of the log after failing to record a single win in the group with three draws and two losses.
The southern African nation who have never qualified for an AFCON tournament have everything to play for when they face the three-time champions in their ancestral home ground in Lagos.
Thabo Senong's suffered a 4-2 loss to their Nigerian counterparts in the first leg and they will be playing for pride in the reverse fixture.
Nigeria had to dig deep into extra time to score the winner during their last outing against Benin at Port Novo.
Nigeria possible starting lineup:
Okoye; Balogun, Troost-Ekong, Sanusi, Aina; Ndidi, Aribo, Onyekuru; Osimhen, Iheanacho, Chukwueze
Lesotho possible starting lineup:
Moearane; Malane, Mkwanazi, Lerotholi, Masiu; Kalake, Fothoane, Mokhachane, Ngatane; Motebang, Khutlang
Match: Nigeria vs Lesotho (AFCON 2022 qualifier)
Date: March 30, 2022
Time: 5pm (Nigerian time)
Venue: Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Lesotho have arrived in Lagos ahead of their final Group L AFCON 2022 qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
The match will be played on March 30, 2021, as both sides will be looking to claim bragging rights in their last group match.
The Crocodiles are bottom of the group after playing five matches without a win including three draws and two losses.
Legit.ng also reported that Tyronne Ebuehi has stated that being left out Super Eagles squad against the Benin Republic was the decision of Gernot Rohr and he respects it, Complete Sports.
Ola Aina was the preferred option in the right-back position as the Nigerian side narrowly defeated the Squirrels by a 1-0.
The three-time African champions booked their place in the AFCON 2022 tournament slated for Cameroon after breaking Benin's eight-year unbeaten home record at the Stade de l'Amitie at Port Novo.