The Super Eagles’ final preparations for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt begin on Sunday, when invited players, alongside the technical crew and administrative staff, will start arriving in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
On Sunday, the Eagles’ backroom staff are expected to be complete, with some players also expected, while the larger population of the players should hit town on Monday.
This first phase of camping will involve a friendly match against the Warriors of Zimbabwe, at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on June 8.
Players and officials will travel to the Egyptian city of Ismailia the following day aboard a chartered flight, where they will stay at the Hotel Mercure and spend a full week perfecting tactics and strategies, before taking on Africa’s number one -ranked team Senegal in another friendly in Ismailia.
On January 17, the three-time champions will travel to Alexandria – venue of their Group B matches against Burundi, Guinea and Madagascar.