May 19, 2024

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles Off To Abidjan in African Attires

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By Sportsgister

 

 

The Super Eagles have travelled to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

 

 

The players and their officials, who dressed in traditional African attires, left the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, for Abidjan on Wednesday morning.

 

The contingent arrived in Lagos from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday.

 

 

Jose Peseiro’s side spent one week in Abu Dhabi perfecting strategies for the AFCON.

 

They were hosted to a send-forth dinner by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday night.

 

The three-time African champions will be based at the Pullman Hotel in Abidjan.

 

 

Nigeria’s first game is against Nzalang Nacional of Equatorial Guinea at the Alassanne Quattara Stadium, Ebimpe, on Sunday.

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