AFCON 2021: Nigeria’s Super Eagles land in Cameroon, set to conquer Africa

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Wednesday night landed at Garoua, Cameroon, four days ahead of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations aboard an Air Peace chartered flight.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 25 players, coaches and other officials left through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Odion Ighalo of Al-Shabab (Saudi Arabia), Jamilu Collins of SC Padeborn 07 (Germany) and Tyrone Ebuehi of Venezia FC (Italy) are the three that did not make the camp and are expected to join the team in Cameroon.

NAN reports that the Austin Eguavoen-tutored team had their last training session in Abuja on Wednesday morning before departing Nigeria.

The Super Eagles who are in Group D will open their campaign in Garoua against Egypt on Tuesday, Sudan on Jan. 15 and Guinea Bissau on Jan. 19.

The 33rd AFCON takes place in Cameroon between Jan. 9 to Feb. 6.

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