Official – Super Eagles To Tackle Egypt In International Friendly in March Ahead AFCON 2019


A high profile game between Nigeria and Egypt has been agreed for next year as part of preparations for the campaigns of both countries at next year Africa Cup of Nations according to an announcement by the Egyptian FA.


The game will be played in Nigeria on the 26th of March few days after both nations who are through to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations play their last game in the qualifiers series.

An agreement for both nations to parade their best players in the game to properly test their readiness for the AFCON which starts in June and early reports suggest the game could be played in Warri at the Stephen Keshi Stadium precisely.

The Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) are yet to confirm the game but it’s a well known fact that they have been shopping for quality friendly games for the Super Eagles who are going to be appearing at the Cup of Nations for the ‎first time since lifting the trophy in 2013.