Angola face Cabo Verde for World Cup qualifier

Angola national senior males football team will start the “race” to the 2026 World Cup by facing away Cabo Verde, in November, for Group D.

Angola will also play their second game away, namel with Mauritania, according to the draw made by FIFA.

The third and fourth rounds will be played between 3 and 11 June 2024, with Angola receiving Eswatini and Cameroon respectively.

The fifth and sixth rounds will be played between March 17 and 25, with Angola facing Libya and Cabo Verde respectively, with the latter encounter marking the start of the second leg bout.

Angola face Libya and Mauritania at home between 1 and 9 September.

The qualifying phase for the World Cup ends in October 2025, with Angola facing Eswatini in the ninth round.

The national team close the qualifying stage away against Cameroon.

The 2026 World Cup will take place in three countries: Canada, Mexico and the United States of America.

Angola participated in the World Cup final round in 2006 in Germany.

Source: Angola Press News Agency (APNA)