The Super Eagles of Nigeria will face Swaziland at the Somhlolo National Stadium in Lobamba, in their 2018 FIFA World Cup African Round 2 first leg tie, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced.
The NFF also revealed that the second leg, taking place in Port Harcourt on November 17, four days after the first leg in Lobamba.
The Swaziland Football Association has also fixed the match to start at 7pm Swazi time (6pm Nigeria time) at the 20,000-capacity Somhlolo Stadium, which is an all-standing arena.
“The first leg will be played on Friday, November 13 while the return leg will be played in Port Harcourt on November 17,” Dr Mohammed Sanusi, general secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation told 366football.com.
However, the NFF has not concluded plans about which city will host Egypt in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, a game which had previously been slated for Kaduna.
Sanusi added that decision would be made after next month’s matches.
Swaziland eliminated Djibouti 8-1 on aggregate in round one of the qualifiers to set up the Super Eagles tie.
Meanwhile, FIFA have named Germain Koole of Benin Republic as referee for the match, with his compatriots Bienvenu Dina, Sena Ulrich Houedin and Gustave Eugene Tohouegnon as assistant 1, assistant 2 and fourth official respectively.
Mohamed Bahou from Morocco will serve as the referee assessor with Joseph Nkole from Zambia to serve as match commissioner.
The Super Eagles, currently rated 52nd in the world, drew a bye in the Round One as the Sihlangu negotiated past Djibouti easily. The Sihlangu sit in 135th place in the FIFA ranking.
The Super Eagles will resume camping for the match in Abuja on Monday, November 9.