Nigeria vs Egypt friendly confirmed for Jan 9 in Dubai

Nigeria vs Egypt friendly confirmed for Jan 9 in Dubai
Simon Moses of Nigeria challenged by Omar Gaber of Egypt during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier match between Nigeria v Egypt on March,25th,2016 at Ahmadu Bello Stadium,Kaduna © Kabiru Abubakar/Backpagepix

by Staff Reporter

Monday Nov 14, 2016. 17:11

Nigeria league players will take on AFCON-bound Egypt on January 9 in Dubai, officials have confirmed.

Egypt plan to use this game to prepare for the AFCON in Gabon.

Interestingly, Egypt eliminated Nigeria from the AFCON after a double header in March.

This warm-up game will also afford Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr to work more closely with players who feature in the domestic league.



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