Egypt Nigeria Friendly:  Pharaohs Land Asaba For Eagles Clash

Egypt Nigeria Friendly

Egypt national team has arrived in Nigeria for Tuesday's friendly with the three-time African champions.

On Sunday morning, a chartered Air Peace aircraft flew from Nigeria to Niamey, capital of Niger Republic, to airlift the delegation of seven-time African champions to Asaba, the capital of Delta State, where they confront the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday evening.

The hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Egypt, drew 1-1 with Niger Republic on Saturday in one of the final-day AFCON qualifying matches.

The delegation of 24 players, 21 technical and backroom staff and five journalists landed at the Asaba airport on Sunday afternoon and is accommodated at Golden Tulip Hotel.

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The Pharaohs will commence training at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Monday evening, after the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Libya.

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