AFCON qualifier: Super Eagles intensify training in Asaba | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Wednesday intensified their training at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, Delta, ahead of the Friday encounter with Seychelles national team in the 2019 AFCON qualifier.

The Eagles who trained under closed door are also billed for a friendly with the Pharaohs of Egypt on March 26 at the same Stephen Keshi Stadium.

Super Eagles Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the stadium that the players were in high spirit preparing for the encounter.

“The team is in high spirit; we are happy and have been here in the past. Last time we enjoyed our stay and that’s why we are here again.

“We are training to win our match on Friday and also to win our friendly with Egypt on Monday,” Ibitoye said.

He commended the Delta Government for its commitment to sports development, especially for the provision of sports facilities at the stadium as well as ensuring the welfare of its sportsmen and women.

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Source: Guardian Newspaper