The Super Eagles 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign looks set to be postponed till next year no thanks to the international fixtures’ congestion caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic.
FIFA have already postponed the 2021 AFCON qualifiers fixed for September, while the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Africa were due to be played in the international windows of October and November 2020.
However, SCORENigeria has now been gathered that a proposal for the World Cup qualifiers to be played after the AFCON in Cameroon will be submitted at Tuesday’s CAF video conference.
The World Cup qualifiers African zone were originally due to begin in March 2020 before they were moved to begin in November.
A top CAF official has already hinted that the 2021 AFCON could well be shifted by a year because of the delays caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic.
The tournament was scheduled for January 9 to February 6, 2021.