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U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles to know foes October 3rd

Nigerian Football News By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 19/09/2019

Olympic Eagles will know their group opponents on October 3rd for the Egypt 2019 U23 Africa Cup Of Nations when the Confederation of African Football (CAF) conducts draw for the championship.

 

Nigeria picked a ticket for the U23 Cup of Nations, following wins over Libya and Sudan in the qualifying rounds.

CAF made this disclosure on its official website, that eight countries, including hosts, Egypt, Zambia, Mali, South Africa, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria all made it through to the competition proper for the draws for the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations will hold in Alexandria.

The representatives of the qualified teams are expected to be in attendance for the event that will set the tone for the final tournament scheduled for 8-22 November 2019 and all the games will be hosted Cairo International Stadium and Al Salam Stadium.

The top three finishers at the final tournament will qualify to represent Africa at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

 
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