Confident Nigeria ‘B’ team arrived Kigali, Rwanda, Friday morning from South Africa ahead of the 2016 CHAN, which starts Saturday afterno...
Confident Nigeria ‘B’ team arrived Kigali, Rwanda, Friday morning from South Africa ahead of the 2016 CHAN, which starts Saturday afternoon.
The Eagles, who trained for two weeks in Pretoria, South Africa, are booked into the four-star Hills View Apartment Hotel in Kigali.
They will have their first training by 5pm local time later today.
Nigeria will begin their 2016 CHAN campaign on Monday, January 18, by 5pm against next-door neigbours Niger in Kigali.
Their next Group C match will be against Tunisia on Friday, January 22, also at the same venue in Kigali. Kick-off time is 2pm.
They will then have to travel to Gisenyi for their final group game against fellow West Africans Guinea on Tuesday, January 26.
In the quarterfinals fixed for January 31, the winners of Group C (Nigeria,Tunisia, Guinea,Niger) will battle the runners-up in Group D (Zimbabwe, Mali, Uganda, Zambia.
Runners-up in Group C battle Group D winners for aplace in the last-four.
THE FULL FIXTURES LIST
Monday, January 18
NIGERIA vs Niger 5pm at Stade Regional Nyamirambo, Kigali
Friday, January 22
Tunisia vs NIGERIA 2pm at Stade Regional Nyamirambo, Kigali
Tuesday, January 26
Guinea vs NIGERIA 3pm at Umuganda Stadium Gisenyi