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Nigeria set to pitch camp in France By Festus Chuma

Published on: 14 April 2017

Super Eagles

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are set to camp in France according to plans by head coach Gernot Rohr.

The three-time Africa champions will open the camp from the 23rd of May as part of preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier aganist South Africa.

While in France they are scheduled to play a friendly aganist Corsica, a tiny island in France.J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only streaming

“We will play against Corsica and we will have about 20 to 23 players. But not all the players will come with us to Paris on May 23 when we meet before proceeding to Ajaccio in Corsica, where the game will be played,” the Eagles coach said in a radio interview.

Super Eagles could also play the Stallions of Burkina Faso in another international friendly in Paris, during their stay in France.

Both teams were billed to face each other last month in London, but the game was called off after the Burkinabe failed to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom.


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