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The Nigeria team qualified for the next African Cup of Nations (CAN 2021) before facing Benin on March 27, 2021. The Nigerians are certain to finish among the top two in Group L, continued to a 0-0 draw between Lesotho and Sierra Leone. </p><div> <p><span><span><span>Nigeria is the 17<sup>e</sup> team (out of 24) to qualify for the next African Cup of Nations (CAN 2021). The Nigerians did not need to wait for their meeting in Benin, on March 27, 2021 in Porto-Novo, to secure their place at the "CAN 2021" <em></em>. The Super Eagles are indeed certain to finish in the top two in the group L standings, following a 0-0 draw between Lesotho and Sierra Leone this Sunday in Maseru.</span></span></span></p><h2>Nineteenth CAN for Nigeria</h2><p><span><span><span>Lesothiens and Sierra Leoneans will no longer be able to catch up with the Nigerian team, which has too many points ahead, despite two fewer matches on the clock.</span></span></span>
So it will be the 19e CAN final phase of the Super Eagles.
 The African Football Confederation (CAF) has decided that the competition will continue to be called CAN 2021, despite its postponement to 2022.
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