Super Eagles to face Togo in Paris

 

The Hawks of Togo have emerged as the second team that will be playing against the Super Eagles during their camping exercise in France.

The Togolese Football Federation on their official Twitter handle on Thursday said they will be up against Nigeria on June 1st in Paris.
The friendly game is part of preparations for both teams ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers which gets underway in June.

While Togo was present in in Gabon in the 2017 AFCON, the Eagles are seeking a return to the continental showpiece they have been absent from in the past two editions.

Three days after the Nigeria friendly, Togo will play another friendly game against Comoros in Avignon, France.

The Super Eagles on their part will open camp in Corsica on 24th May and then play against the Corsica Senior team on two days later, before moving camp to Paris, capital of France for the second phase of the camping programme ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.

The Nigeria Football Federation are yet to confirm the friendly.
The Super Eagles will kick off their 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa in Group E in Uyo on June 10.
Togo is in Group D with Algeria, Benin Republic and Gambia.

 

 

Aisha JM