Rwanda, South Africa go top of Super Eagles’ World Cup qualifying group

Rwanda regained top spot of the 2026 World Cup qualifying Group C, which houses the Super Eagles, after they won 1-0 at Lesotho, while South Africa moved to second after they beat Zimbabwe 3-1 today.

Rwanda, South Africa and Benin all now have seven points apiece after four rounds of matches, the Amavubis of Rwanda sit top of the standings by virtue by a better goals difference.

They have a goals difference of +2, South Africa are also on +1 but have scored more goals than Benin, who now drop to third place with seven points and a +1 goals difference.

Lesotho are now fourth on five points, while the Super Eagles languish second from bottom with three points.

Zimbabwe are bottom with two points.

The next round of qualifying matches will be played in March 2025.