Flying Eagles Off To Bissau For Africa Qualifiers
Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will depart the shores of the country on Wednesday for Bissau, where they will take on their Guinea Bissau counterparts in the first leg of a 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations second round qualifying fixture on Saturday.
The match will take place at the September 24 Stadium in Bissau, starting from 4pm Guinea Bissau time (5pm in Nigeria).
A contingent including 20 players and team officials led by Coach Paul Aigbogun will arrive in Bissau on Wednesday evening, according to Team Administrator Aliyu Lawal Ibrahim.
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has selected Cape Verdian officials to superintend the match, with Fabricio Duarte as the centre referee.
He will be assisted by compatriots Luis Fernandes Barbosa (Assistant Referee 1), Jorge Santos Fonseca Aritson (Assistant Referee 2) and Manuel Antonio Timas Mendes (Reserve Referee).
El Hadji Amadou Kane from Senegal will serve as match commissioner.
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