By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS
Kenneth Omeruo insisted the Super Eagles must earn a place at the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
The Super Eagles missed out on a place at the last edition of the World Cup hosted by Qatar.
Jose Peseiro’s side lost in the playoffs to perennial rivals, Ghana’s Black Stars.
The West Africans will open their 2026 World Cup qualifying campaign with an home game against Lesotho at the Godswill Akpabio International, Stadium, Uyo on Thursday.
They will confront Zimbabwe three days later at the Huye Stadium, Butare.
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“We are looking forward to it, it’s an important one for us, we missed out at the last World Cup so this is a serious matter for us,” the former Chelsea defender told the Super Eagles media.
“We are here to do what we have to do to get the ticket for the next World Cup.“