Lagos - The home based Super Eagles squad will play Angola
and Ivory Coast in two friendly games next month when they travel to South
Africa for their training tour ahead of the 2016 CHAN.
The Super Eagles will play the home based Elephants of Cote
d’Ivoire on January 9, and then play Angola two days later.
The games will help prepare the teams for the CHAN in
Rwanda, as all three of them will be participating in the competition, which
starts on January 16.
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The Super Eagles are presently camped in Abuja, training for
the last one week, before they travel to Pretoria, South Africa, where they
will train before traveling to Rwanda.
They are in group C, along with Tunisia, Guinea and Niger
and they play their first game against the Nigeriens on January 18.
Nigeria played at the CHAN tournament for the first time in
2014 in South Africa, and came third after beating Zimbabwe 1-0 in the losers’
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