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Nigeria vs Central Africa Republic: Date, Venue, Predicted Lineup, Head-to-Head, And Prediction

Nigeria would play against Central Africa Republic in the Africa World Cup Qualifiers on the 7th of October. Nigeria who is currently topping the table with 6points would be hoping to continue their fine form when they take on Central African Republic.

The match would be a very tough encounter for the Super Eagles team who would face off with Central African Republic who is currently on 1 point. Central African Republic would give their best in the match as they would be hoping to get a win to move up the World Cup qualifiers table. 

Nigeria has played 2 matches where they won both. On the other hand, Central African Republic has played 2 matches which have seen them get a draw and a loss. Ahead of the match on the 7th, here are some important things to note about the tough fixture.

Date and Venue

The highly anticipated encounter would take place in Abuja Stadium. The match would kick off on the 7th of October.

Possible Lineup

Nigeria head coach would likely start the match with a 4:3:3 lineup. In goal, the manager may use Okoye Maduka as he has been very good for the Super Eagles.

In the defense, the manager may use Troost-Ekong, Collins, Balogun, and Aina. In the midfield, Wilfred Ndidi would likely be deployed as a defensive midfielder. The defensive midfielder may likely play alongside Etebo and Aribo in the midfield. Both players would provide support for both the attackers and the defenders.

In the attack, Osimhen and Iheanacho would likely play as the main strikers. Behind both strikers, the head coach may deploy Iwobi as a false 9 which would see him create chances for the 2 main strikers.

The Nigeria head coach would be hoping for a stellar performance from his squad as he would be keen on securing all 3 points.


Nigeria and Central African Republic have locked horns with each other 4 times. Nigeria has won 4 times, both sides have played 1 draw, while Central African Republic has not won any of the encounters.


After considering the facts available, My predicted scoreline for the match is a comfortable win for the Nigeria national team which is: Nigeria 4-1 Central African Republic.

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