Super Eagles AFCON Camp Opens June 2 In Asaba

Super Eagles AFCON Camp Opens June 2 In Asaba

Super Eagles AFCON Camp for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations will on Sunday, June 2 open in Asaba, Delta State for their final phase of preparations.

As part of preparations for the nations cup, Nigeria will play Zimbabwe and Senegal in friendly matches in June.

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Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick said on Tuesday: “We have sealed the matches with the Warriors of Zimbabwe and the Lions of Teranga and these are two matches we are really looking forward to.”

According to the plans, the Super Eagles will play Zimbabwe, who finished top of a qualifying group that included Congo DR, Congo Brazzaville, 8 June in Asaba.

The day after the match, the Nigeria national team will depart Asaba for Egypt where they will set up a final training camp.

On Sunday, 16 June, Nigeria will play Senegal in their final tune-up game.

The day after the Senegal friendly, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will move to Alexandria, venue of their Group B games.

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Nigeria take on Burundi on June 22, tackle Guinea on June 26 and confront Madagascar on June 30 in the 2019 AFCON group games.

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