AFCON 2015: Nigeria To Play Tanzania On Saturday, September 5, 2015

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The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has confirmed that the 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier between the Taifa Stars of Tanzania and the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be played at Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, on Saturday, September 5, 2015.

This was disclosed via a mail from the President of Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Jamal Malinzi, confirming the match will kick off at 4.30pm Tanzania time (2:30pm in Nigeria).


The Super Eagles share joint top-spot with the Pharaohs of Egypt in Group G of the qualifying series, having beaten Chad 2-0 in Kaduna, in June, on matchday 1. However, the Pharaohs have a one-goal advantage, having beaten the Taifa Stars 3-0 the same weekend.

Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh has 19 home-based professionals in camp, in Abuja and also awaits another 18 overseas-based players, led by skipper Vincent Enyeama.

The Nigeria Football Association (NFF) confirmed that all logistic arrangement for the Super Eagles have been finalized.

The NFF stated that the eagles will fly to the Port Harcourt International Airport after the game against Tanzania, in preparation for their friendly match against the Mena of Niger Republic slated for September 8th in Port Harcourt.


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