The Super Eagles will leave for Sfax, Tunisia today aboard a charter flight for Tuesday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matchday four encounter against Libya. The game will take place at the eighteen thousand capacity Stade TaïebMhiri, the home ground of Tunisia Premier League side, CS Sfaxien.
The game will kick-off at 7pm Nigerian time.The Super Eagles are also expected to depart Sfax immediately after the match and arrive in Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday, 17th October.
Gernot Rohr’s men defeated the Mediterranean Knights 4-0 on Saturday at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium Uyo, with OdionIghalo bagging a hat-trick and Samuel Kalu scoring the other goal.The three-time AFCON winners have won their last qualifying fixtures since suffering a 2-0 home loss to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on matchday one in Uyo.
Nigeria are currently in second position in the Group E table with six points following the win against Libya, one point less than South Africa’s who beat Seychelles 6-0 in Johannesburg.