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EXCLUSIVE: EGYPT ADVANCE TEAM INSPECT AHMADU BELLO STADIUM AND HOTEL

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Officials of the Pharaohs of Egypt who will take on the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Kaduna on the 25th of March in an AFCON 2017 qualifiers game were in the city to make preparations for the game.

The advance party made checks on the Ahmadu Bello Stadium the venue of the game as well as hotels and cooking arrangements for their team when they arrive.

“We received officials from Egypt who came to make checks on the Stadium and book hotels for the game against Nigeria” A Stadium staff told owngoalnigeria.com.

“They went round the town and checked on some hotels as well as made cooking arrangements, that shows they are not taking the game lightly”.

Egypt currently lead group G of the AFCON 2017 qualifiers with two points more than second place Nigeria but need at least four points from their two games against Nigeria.

Kaduna will host the first clash on the 25th of March with the second leg schedule to take place in Egypt in four days time.