CAF and FIFA confirm Dates and Kick-Off times for June’s World Cup 2026 African Qualifiers

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The African Nations will resume their road to qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2026 next week.

Match Day 3 and Match Day 4 of the Qualifiers will be played between 05-11 June 2024.

Nine African teams are guaranteed to compete at the World Cup. Another will participate in the Play-off Tournament as the global showpiece will host 48 teams for the first time ever.

Winners of each Group will automatically qualify for the FIFA World Cup™ 2026.

The four best runners-up (from the Groups) will play in a CAF Play-Off tournament.

The winner of the CAF Play-Off Tournament will play in the FIFA Play-off Tournament.

Below are the fixtures for the matches to be played over the next seven days. (all kick-off times in GMT).

Match Day 3

Wednesday – 05 June, 2024

Sierra Leone v Djibouti (Group A) | 1600 | El Jadida, Morocco

Togo v South Sudan (Group B) | 1600 | Lome, Togo

Central African Republic v Chad (Group I) | 1600 | Oujda, Morocco

Namibia v Liberia (Group H) | 1600 | Johannesburg, South Africa

Tunisia v Equatorial Guinea (Group H) | 1900 | Rades, Tunisia

Thursday – 06 June, 2024

Malawi v  Sao Tome e Principe  (Group H) | 1300 | Lilongwe, Malawi

Guinea Bissau v Ethiopia (Group A) | 1600 | Bissau, Guinea Bissau

Mauritania v Sudan (Group B) | 1600 | Nouakchott, Mauritania

Libya v Mauritius (Group D) | 1600 | Tripoli, Libya

Congo v Niger (Group E) | 1600 | Kinshasa, DR Congo

Egypt v Burkina Faso (Group A) | 1900 | Cairo, Egypt

Senegal v DR Congo (Group B) | 1900 | Diamniadio, Senegal

Benin v Rwanda (Group C) | 1900 | Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Algeria v Guinea (Group G) | 1900 | Algiers, Algeria

Mali v Ghana (Group I) | 1900 | Bamako, Mali

Friday – 07 June, 2024

Zimbabwe v Lesotho (Group C) | 1300 | Johannesburg, South Africa

Mozambique v Somalia (Group G) | 1300 | Maputo, Mozambique

Kenya  v Burundi (Group F) | 1300 | Lilongwe, Malawi

Uganda v Botswana (Group G) | 1600 | Namboole, Uganda

Madagascar v Comoros (Group I) | 1600 | Johannesburg, South Africa

Angola v Eswatini (Group D) | 1600 | Luanda, Angola

Nigeria v South Africa (Group C) | 1900 | Uyo, Nigeria

Morocco v Zambia (Group E) | 1900 | Agadir, Morocco

Cote d’Ivoire v Gabon  (Group F) | 1900 | Korhogo, Cote d’Ivoire.

Saturday – 08 June, 2024

Cameroon v Cape Verde (Group D) | 1300 | Douala, Cameroon

Gambia v Seychelles (Group F) | 1600 | Berkane, Morocco

Match Day 4

Sunday – 09 June, 2024

Sao Tome e Principe  v Liberia  (Group H) | 1300 | Oudja, Morocco

Djibouti v Ethiopia (Group A) | 1600 | El Jadida, Morocco

Congo DR v Togo (Group B) | 1600 | Kinshasa, DR Congo

Mauritania v Senegal (Group B) | 1600 | Nouachott, Mauritania

Namibia  v Tunisia  (Group H) | 1600 | Johannesburg, South Africa

Monday – 10 June, 2024

Somalia v Botswana (Group G) | 1300 | Maputo, Mozambique

Equatorial Guinea  v Malawi  (Group H) | 1300 | Malabo, Equatorial Guinea 

Madagascar v Mali (Group I) | 1300 | Johannesburg, South Africa

Guinea Bissau v Egypt (Group A) | 1600 | Bissau, Guinea Bissau

Benin v Nigeria (Group C) | 1600 | Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Uganda v Algeria  (Group G) | 1600 | Namboole, Uganda

Guinea  v Mozambique (Group G) | 1900 | El Jadida, Morocco

Ghana  v Central African Republic  (Group I) | 1900 | Kumasi, Ghana

Burkina Faso v Sierra Leone (Group A) | 1900 | Bamako, Mali.

Tuesday – 11 June, 2024

South Sudan v Sudan (Group B) | 1300 | Juba, South Sudan

Mauritius v Eswatini (Group G) | 1300 | St. Pierre, Mauritius

Zambia v  Tanzania (Group E) | 1300 | Ndola, Zambia

Kenya v Cote d’Ivoire (Group F) | 1300 | Lilongwe, Malawi

Lesotho v Rwanda (Group C) | 1600 | Durban, South Africa

Cape Verde  v Libya (Group D) | 1600 | Praia, Cape Verde

South Africa v Zimbabwe (Group C) | 1600 | Bloemfontein, South Africa

Congo v Morocco (Group E) | 1600 | Kinshasa, DR Congo

Chad v Comoros (Group I) | 1600 | Oujda, Morocco

Angola v Cameroon (Group D) | 1900 | Luanda, Angola

Gabon v Gambia (Group F) | 1900 | Franceville, Gabon

Seychelles v Burundi (Group F) | 1900 | Berkane, Morocco.

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