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Super Eagles To Open Camp For AFCON Qualifiers On Sept 1

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Super Eagles To Play AFCON Qualifier Against Seychelles.

55 days after the 2018 FIFAWorld Cup in Russia which ended on July 15, Super Eagles of Nigeria will be playing its first competitive match.

The officials of the senior national team are putting finishing touches on their plans to open Eagles camp on September 1, in Abuja for an AFCON qualifier against Seychelles.

News Nigeria learnt that German Eagles handler, Gernot Rohr has joined the NFF officials in preparation of the Eagles camp as Nigeria will fly out from Abuja to Seychelles for the September 9, game in continuation of the qualifying tournament for 2019 AFCON in Cameroon.

Rohr will announce his squad for the match in the new week, it will be the first match for the national team since they crashed out in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia in June.

Both Nigeria and Seychelles are without points after they lost their opening qualifiers.

The Eagles lost 2-0 at home to South Africa, while Libya pounded Seychelles 5-1 at home. The top two teams in this group will qualify for next year’s expanded AFCON.

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