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Egypt faces Nigeria friendly ahead of 2019 AFCON championship

Thursday 10/January/2019 - 05:31 PM
Sada El Balad
Mohamed Emad

Egyptian national team will and clash with Nigeria in friendly game next March in preparations for 2019 AFCON championship.

Stephen Keshi Stadium in Nigeria will host the game as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) told its Egyptian counterpart.

The 2019 AFCON will start in June 2019.

The NFF also intend to stage the Eagles’ last match in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers at the same stadium، named in honour of former Eagles captain and coach، Stephen Okechukwu Keshi.

According to reports، the Super Eagles coach believes the pitch at the Asaba stadium is not good enough to host such calibre of a match between two of Africa’s biggest teams، but the NFF top shots have insisted on taking the game to Cairo، Blue Print news website reported.


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