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Super Eagles to face Sao Tome after CAF kicked out Mauritius

The Super Eagles will now do battle with São Tomé

and Principe after the

Confederation of African Football (CAF) kicked out Mauritius from the 2023 Africa

Cup of Nations qualifying series.

Soa Time and Principe will now join Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Guinea-Bissau in

Group A after CAF upheld their appeal against Mauritius’s protest that they fielded

an illegible player in a qualifying clash between the two countries.

CAF also ruled out that the São Tomé and Príncipe Football Association shall be

reimbursed the Appeal fees.

The Falcons were initially thrown out of the qualifiers after captain Luis Leal failed to

provide a valid Covid-19 test result before their preliminary round clash against the

Dodos in March

Andriano Eusebio’s side will confront the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau in their first game

in the qualifiers.

They will host the Super Eagles at home on June 13 in Rabat, Morocco as their home

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ground, Estadio Nacional 12 de Julho is not approved to host international matches

by CAF and FIFA.

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