On Monday evening, the Super Eagles arrived at the Helnan Palestine Hotel, where they will be camped for their group games in Egypt.
We have arrived safely and soundly in Alexandria, at our Helnan Palestine Hotel camp where we will stay all through the group phase of our #TotalAFCON2019 campaign.#SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong. pic.twitter.com/ouO3W1azef— 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) June 17, 2019
They left Ismaila earlier on Monday after bowing to Senegal in their final pre-Afcon friendly game on Sunday.
After a week of intensive training and hard work ahead of the #TotalAFCON2019, we will be leaving Ismailia this afternoon for Alexandria where we will play all our Group B games.— 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) June 17, 2019
Thank you Ismailia.#SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong. pic.twitter.com/BOtF2C7C1t
Gernot Rohr's men failed to score a goal in their last two friendly games - against Zimbabwe and the Teranga Lions - but they have assured the fans that they will not disappoint when the tournament starts on June 21.
We appreciate the support of Nigerians in Cairo who visited us in camp just to wish the team a very successful #TotalAFCON2019 campaign.— 🇳🇬 Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) June 17, 2019
We will not disappoint you #SoarSuperEagles #Team9jaStrong. pic.twitter.com/JB1EzZMx15
Nigeria will open their Group B campaign against Burundi on June 22 and then play Guinea on June 26, before wrapping their group outings against Madagascar on June 30.