Eagles’ Camp Opens In Benin Monday; Leone Stars To Arrive On Wednesday

Super Eagles’ camp will officially open on Monday, November 9 in  Benin City for their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against  the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone billed for Friday November 13 at the  Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.

The Super Eagles will lodge at Eterno Hotel while the match officials  and the delegation of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will be  accommodated at the Edo Heritage Hotel.

Super Eagles team officials and other backroom staff are due in camp  on Sunday, November 8 ahead of the players who are expected to arrive  Benin City on Monday, November 9 after this weekend’s games for their  respective clubs.

The Sierra Leoneans who will lodge at the prestigious Lush Hotel in  Benin City, are expected to fly into Lagos on Wednesday, November 11  from where they will connect another flight to Benin same day.

Meanwhile, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports insists that the match must observe the Covid-19 protocols.

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