AFCON: Super Eagles arrive Sierra Leone ahead of Tuesady tie with Leone Stars
Super Eagles of Nigeria players and their coaching contingent has arrived Freetown, Sierra Leone today ahead of their tomorrow African Cup of Nations qualifier game against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
Super Eagles will be looking to win the game at Freetown after they blew a four-goal lead against Sierra Leone in Benin last week to play a four-all draw.
The 2013 AFCON winner will be looking to bring back their chances of qualifying for the 2021 edition of the African Cup of Nations alive with a win in the tiny West African nation.
The draw by the Leone Stars against the Super Eagles in Benin after trailing the host by four goals is one of the biggest upsets in the AFCON qualifying matches so far.
Nigeria,who is likely to be without attacker Victor Osimhen tomorrow after he sustained a wrist injury in the game against the Leone Stars in Benin last week will be looking to win the game to keep their AFCON chances alive.
The next edition of AFCON will take place in Nigeria’s neighbouring football rival Cameroon next year.