The versatile midfielder played no fewer than 63 games for club and country last season, having reached the Europa League final with Rangers.
The tie, according to a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the senior national team, is slated to hold on September 27 at Stade Olympique d’Oran in Algeria.
Republic of Niger’s oil ministry said this in a statement, following a two-day meeting in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.
The Jose Peseiro lads got only 1478.18 points in the new ranking to retain her her fifth place on the continent.
The Randy Waldrum lads polled 1604.42 points ahead of her continental rivals in the ranking, which was released on Thursday.
Algeria won the first leg of the play-off 1-0 in March but lost the return leg 2-1 at home after extra time to miss out on one of the five berths at the finals for African nations.
FIFA, however, did not order the replays requested by Algeria and Egypt, while the two of them and Morocco have been handed fines.
Playing in Douala, where Cameroon have been unbeaten since losing a Nations Cup qualifier in 2000, veteran Islam Slimani’s winner handed Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi the perfect 46th birthday present.
With 50 athletes and officials, the Egyptians, who are scheduled to arrive Tuesday evening, has the highest delegation in the five-day championship holding at the Festival Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos but they are billed to face strong challenge in fellow north Africans, Algeria while South Africa also pose some threats.
The G4 Platform, an initiative of the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, was set up to discuss and proffer solutions as well as aggregating positions to ensure that the African Union (AU) discharges its obligations efficiently and promptly.
The 2019 champions were completely outplayed in Douala on Thursday, compounding a miserable tournament in which they failed to win a single game.
According to a Confederation of African Football statement on Monday, the 10 qualified teams will be divided into two.
Esteban Obiang’s goal in the remaining 20 minutes of the match was the only deciding factor between the two teams.
The decision came just hours before they were due to play Algeria in Doha, with the other against Syria on Tuesday.
The Nigerian side got 1478.78 points to keep her place on the log and will feature as the fifth best on the continent when the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations kick off in January.
The decision was made known at the 3rd Session of the Algerian-Nigerian Political Consultation held in Algiers.
The Nigerian side remained fifth best ranked the team on the continent behind Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria.
With 1492.37 points, the Nigerian side retained her 34th position globally and fifth in Africa.
The ceremony billed for Yaounde Conference Centre will see the 24 participating teams zoned into six groups of four teams each as the competition gets underway in January 2022.
First-named teams are hosts and first-leg results are in brackets.