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Super Eagles to face Egypt in Friendly

The Egypt Football Association has announced that the Pharaohs will play Nigeria in a friendly on 26 March.

The match will be played in Nigeria during the international break in March, with the venue yet unknown.

The two nations that had qualified already qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, would play their respective final group games before the match

Nigeria host Seychelles in Group E while Egypt travel to face Niger in Group J.

The friendly will be the 18th meeting between the two sides – Nigeria had won seven of those meetings, with Egypt winning five, and another five matches were drawn.

Egypt and Nigeria met in 2017 Nations Cup qualifying with The Pharaohs earning a 1-1 draw away from home before winning 1-0 in Alexandria to qualify for the finals ahead of the Super Eagles.

 

 

 

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