- Nigeria vs Egypt's friendly tie will take place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba
- Both teams have qualified for the AFCON 2019 slated for June in Egypt
- The duo of Mikel Obi and Mohamed Salah will be not be action for their teams
Nigeria vs Egypt will take center stage at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta state in an international friendly.
The Super Eagles are coming on a back drop of a 3-1 victory over Seychelles in their final AFCON 2019 qualifying game.
Gernot Rohr's men finished at the top of Group E with South Africa coming second after beating Libya to take the final slot in the group.
Leon Balogun, John Ogu and the likes who were rested for tie are expected to return to the team after failing to start against Seychelles.
On the other hand, the Pharaohs finished second behind North African rivals Tunisia as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Niger in their last Group J game.
Egypt coach Javier Aguirre named a much changed squad for international break leaving out Mohamed Salah and Ramadan Sobhi.
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The last four meetings between Nigeria and Egypt, the Pharaoh have claimed three wins and a draw leaving the Super Eagles without a victory.
Possible line ups
Nigeria starting XI: Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Leon Balogun, William Troost-Ekong, Jamilu Colins, Shehu Abdulahi, John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo, Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo
Egypt starting XI: Mohamed El Shenawi, Ali Gabr, Amr Warda, Ahmed Ayman Mansour, Ali Ghazal, Mohamed Hany, Karim Hafez, Amr Al Sulaya, Amar Hamdi, Ahmed Hassan Koka, Nabil Dunga
Match: Nigeria vs Egypt
Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 6pm (Nigerian time)
Venue: Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Moses Simon was recalled back to the Super Eagles team that defeated Seychelles 3-1 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.
The Levante winger who could not make it to last summer's World Cup in Russia owing to injury problems, scored Nigeria's third goal against the Pirates in Asaba.
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