Lagos - Nigeria’s Olympic football team will leave for Libreville on Wednesday ahead of Saturday’s 11th All-Africa Games qualifying match against the U-23 National Team of Gabon.
A 35-man delegation, including 19 players, will fly out from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Wednesday aboard an Ethiopian Airline flight, to arrive in Libreville by noon on Thursday.
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Already, the NFF has provided all details concerning the trip to the Embassy of Nigeria in Libreville, with Mission Staff to receive the delegation on arrival on Thursday, and to mobilise the Nigerian community in Libreville to support the team during the match.
The match will be played on the natural turf of Stade Augustin Monedan a Sibang in Libreville, starting from 3.30pm Gabon time (2.30pm Nigeria time) on Saturday, 21st February.
The second leg will take place in Nigeria on 7th March, with the winner to take on the winner of the Zambia/Madagascar fixture for a place at the Men’s Football Tournament of the 11th All-Africa Games, scheduled for Brazzaville, Congo, 11th – 21st July, 2015.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.