Nigeria vs Seychelles will be played in Asaba, Delta state capital, in a Group E AFCON qualifying clash.
The 23,000 capacity Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba will be the cynosure of all eyes as the Super Eagles play host to Seychelles in a dead rubber AFCON 2019 qualifier on Friday, March 22.
Gernot Rohr’s men will also square up against 7-time African champions Egypt in an international friendly four days later.
The Super Eagles booked their place for AFCON 2019 after a 1-1 draw against South Africa away from home last year. Now, they have to play for pride when they welcome the Pirates of Seychelles.
At this moment, Legit.ng can report that all preparations for the game have been concluded as a visit to the match venue of the clash (Stephen Keshi Stadium) shows the stadium is in good shape to host both games.
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The match venue will also play host to AFCON U-23 second leg qualifier between Nigeria and Libya on Monday, March 25. The North Africans won the first leg of the encounter 2-0 in Tunisia yesterday and now Nigeria’s Olympics team have a big hurdle to climb as they have to score three unreplied goals to save their chances of qualifying for the 2020 Olympics football competition.
Nigeria are the only African side to win a gold, silver, and bronze at the Olympics football competition.
Meanwhile, the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba is indeed a beautiful edifice, these photos below can confirm.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles head coach, has urged his players to attack Seychelles right from the commencement of hostilities on matchday.
The three-time African champions play host to Seychelles in their last match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Friday, March 22 in Asaba, Delta state.
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