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

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 June 5-11, 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 | Yaounde, 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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