AFCON 2019: Super Eagles storm Alexandria with assurance
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AFCON 2019: Super Eagles storm Alexandria with assurance

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles storm Alexandria with assurance

17 Jun 2019, 21:35

Nigeria have completed their training in Ismailia and have left the Egyptian city.

The Super Eagles rounded off their program at pre-tournament training camp in Ismailia on Sunday with a friendly match against the Teranga Lions of Senegal . Gernot Rohr’s team lost the game played at the pitch of Hotel Mercure 1-0.

The Nigerian team arrived in Alexandria where they will play their three AFCON 2019 Group B games.

A handful of Nigeria fans living in Cairo were in Ismailia to witness the friendly match against Senegal. And they will be among many more vociferous supporters in Alexandria as the Super Eagles start the crunch AFCON 2019 games with their Group B opener against the Swallows of Burundi on Saturday June 22.

Nigeria will clash with Syli Nationale of Guinea on June 26 before facing the Barea of Madagascar in their last group match on June 30.

An official message from the camp of the three-time African champions was published on the Super Eagles Twitter platform on Monday morning, appreciating the fans for their support and reassuring them that the team will make them proud at the AFCON finals.

“We appreciate the support of Nigerians in Cairo who visited us in camp just to wish the team a very successful #TotalAFCON2019 campaign. We will not disappoint you #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong,” the Tweet reads.

“After a week of intensive training and hard work ahead of the #TotalAFCON2019, we will be leaving Ismailia this afternoon (Monday) for Alexandria where we will play all our Group B games.
Thank you Ismailia. #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong.”

 



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