U23 AFCON Qualifiers: Eguavoen visits Olympic Eagles at training in Ibadan

Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor, Abuja

Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation, Augustine Eguavoen, on Monday paid a visit to the camp of the U23 National team as the Olympic Eagles continued their build-up ahead of the 2023 AFCON qualifiers against Tanzania.

The former Super Eagles’ captain and coach was received by the team’s Coordinator, Bashir Badawy, at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan, as the team was going through a series of training sessions under the supervision of Coach Salisu Yusuf and his lieutenants, Kennedy Boboye, Abubakar Bala and goalkeeper’s trainer, Suleiman Shuaibu.

An excited Eguavoen praised the coaching crew and expressed optimism that the team will soar past Tanzania in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.

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Meanwhile, the Olympic Eagles are expected to depart the shores of Nigeria on Thursday via Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The first leg of the second round AFCON U23 qualifiers is scheduled to take place on 22nd October in Tanzania with the return leg slated for Saturday, 29th October at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan.

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