The Benin Republic and Nigeria will be up in an intriguing battle when both sides clash in a crucial 2022 Africa Cup of Nations ( AFCON) Qualifiers in Port Novo on Saturday.
Nigeria top group L with 8 points closely Followers by Benin Republic who have seven points from Four games.
Both sides will be desperate to earn the bragging rights in the west Africa derby for a place in Cameroon 2022.
Over the years, games between these two sides have produced entertainment, with total of 42 goals scored.
The two teams have met on 15 Occasions, with Nigeria winning 12 games as Against Benin Republic’s one. two matches ended in Draw
Nigeria have walloped Benin Republic 7 -. 0 in two meetings 14th February 1977 and 14th January 1978.
Benin Republic’s only win against Nigeria was on 13th August 2017.
The super Eagles Lead the group L table of the AFCON qualifiers with eight points and victory over Benin or Lesotho will seal their place at the continental tournament. The three-time African champions finished third at the 2019 Edition of the Competition behind winners Algeria and Senegal.