Super Eagles open camp for Egypt clash

Aisha John-Mark with Agency report

The Super Eagles of Nigeria is ready to open camp for the two-legged AFCON 2017 qualifying fixtures against the Pharaohs of Egypt

The camp will open in Abuja on Sunday with players from the domestic league and then proceed to Kaduna where the Eagles will clash with seven-time African champions Egypt on March 25.
Meanwhile, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has selected Zambian referee, Janny Sikazwe , to be at the centre when Eagles take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in Kaduna.

CAF has appointed Arsenio Chadreque Marengula from Mozambique as assistant referee 1, while Zambians Romeo Kasengele and Wisdom Chewe will serve as assistant referee 2 and reserve referee respectively. Abbasi Ssendyowa from Uganda is match commissioner for the big Group G game.

For the return leg in Alexandria on Tuesday, March 29, which will kick off at 7pm Egyptian time at the Borg el Arab Stadium, veteran South African official, Daniel Frazer Bennett will be at the centre.

He will be assisted by compatriots Zakhele Thusi Siwela (assistant referee 1), Peter Chauke (assistant referee 2) and Kulasande Qongqo. The match commissioner is Moroccan Said Belkhayat.