Video Of Super Eagles Arriving Cotonou For Benin AFCON Tie

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Cotonou ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Squirrels of Benin Republic.

Gernot Rohr’s men are scheduled to face the Squirrels at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo on Saturday.  

According to, the players and their officials landed in Cotonou on Friday morning after a short boat ride from Lagos.    

The Nigerian team will hold a training session inside the Stade Charles de Gaulle in the evening before their encounter against the Squirrels.    

Nigeria top Group L with eight points after four rounds of matches, while Benin are second with seven points.  

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Even with a draw tomorrow, the Super Eagles are guaranteed a passage to the AFCON to be hosted by Cameroon in January.

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