The kickoff of the African qualifiers for the FIFA 2026 World Cup promises a riveting series of duels. After Thursday’s intense clashes, a lineup of eleven exciting matches is set for Friday, November 17, 2023. Here are the results from yesterday’s showdowns.

November 16, 2023 results :

– Burundi 3 – 2 Gambia
– Botswana 2 – 3 Mozambique
– Nigeria 1 – 1 Lesotho
– Sudan 1 – 1 Togo
– Gabon 2 – 1 Kenya
– Algeria 3 – 1 Somalia
– Egypt 6 – 0 Djibouti
– Cape Verde 0 – 0 Angola

Today, the Stade de Marrakech in Morocco takes center stage, hosting the third Group A match as Burkina Faso takes on Guinea-Bissau. Meanwhile, in Kumasi, Ghana seeks its inaugural points against Madagascar, followed by the showdown between Chad and Mali from the same group.

Excitement ripples across the continent with eagerly anticipated matchups: Eswatini vs. Libya at 1 PM GMT, followed by Comoros vs. Central African Republic and Guinea vs. Uganda, both at 1 PM GMT. As the day progresses, attention shifts to pivotal encounters, including the face-off between Liberia and Malawi, succeeded by Zambia vs. Congo.

The day’s highlight is a clash between the hosts of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations, the Elephants, and Seychelles at the Ebimpe Olympic Stadium at 7 PM GMT.

Full schedule for Friday, November 17, 2023:

– Eswatini vs. Libya at 1 PM GMT
– Comoros vs. Central African Republic at 1 PM GMT
– Guinea vs. Uganda at 1 PM GMT
– Liberia vs. Malawi at 4 PM GMT
– Zambia vs. Congo at 4 PM GMT
– Ghana vs. Madagascar at 4 PM GMT
– Mali vs. Chad at 7 PM GMT
– Burkina Faso vs. Guinea-Bissau at 7 PM GMT
– Tunisia vs. Sao Tome and Principe at 7 PM GMT
– Côte d’Ivoire vs. Seychelles at 7 PM GMT
– Cameroon vs. Mauritius at 7 PM GMT