Nigeria’s Super Eagles land in Morocco to face São Tomé and Príncipe
The team under new head coach Jose Peseiro left Nigeria for Morocco late on Sunday, June 11, 2022.
The Super Eagles have arrived in Agadir, the venue of their second qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023.
After a 2-1 victory at home against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Super Eagles will now face São Tomé and Principe in Morocco.
Nigeria vs Sao Tome and Principe
The Super Eagles trained at the 60,000 capacity MKO Abiola Stadium early on Saturday before departing for Morocco.
The team were all smiles as they boarded a four-hour flight to the North African country.
Upon arriving in Morocco for the AFCON qualifiers against Sao Tome and Principe, Super Eagles media manager Femi Raji gave details to SunSports over the phone.
He revealed the team have settled in and are looking forward to their first training session on Sunday, June 12, 2022.
He said: “We arrived safely and the team will have their first training session today and get used to the pitch.
“Our players fell behind in the game against Sierra Leone and they are now preparing for the game against Sao Tome.”
The Super Eagles started their AFCON qualifying campaign on a high note against Sierra Leone while new opponents São Tomé and Príncipe were beaten 5-1 at the hands of Guinea-Bissau.