Eagles to face Pharaoh following AFCON 2022 draws
Written by crest887fm on August 18, 2021
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Cameroon and which runs from January 9 to February 6, 2022.
Nigeria, who are three-time champions of the AFCON, are joined in Group D by Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.
Gernot Rohr’s side will open their tournament campaign against seven-time champions, the Pharaohs of Egypt, on January 11, before taking on 1970 champions Sudan’s Falcons of Jediane on January 15.
They will thereafter round off their group stage games against Guinea-Bissau’s Djurtus on January 19.
All of the Super Eagles’ games will take place at the 30,000-seater Roumdé Adjia Stadium, in Garoua, capital of Cameroon’s North Region.