Int'l friendlies: NFF confirm departure dates for Eagles
NPFL By: Ambrose Udeme | 19/05/2017
The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed travelling plans for the home based Super Eagles call-ups ahead of the national team's camping exercise in France.According to a statement by NFF, the Eagles' Chief coach Salisu Yusuf will lead a contingent of goalkeepers trainer Alloy Agu, home –based professionals Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Alhassan Ibrahim, Stephen Odey and Sikiru Olatubosun and backroom staff to Paris on 22nd May, from where they will travel to Corsica. The three –time African champions will take on the Corsica Senior Team at the Stade Francois Coty in Ajaccio starting from 8pm on Friday, May 26, and then travel to Paris for the game against the Hawks of Togo.
The match against the Hawks has been scheduled for the Stade Municipal de Saint Leu La Foret, Paris on Thursday June 01, 2017 starting from 7.30pm. The Super Eagles will tackle South Africa in the opening match of Group E of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying race at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.