VIDEOS: Super Eagles Return To Nigeria After 2019 AFCON Campaign

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Super Eagles Return To Nigeria After 2019 AFCON Campaign


The Super Eagles of Nigeria are back to the country from Egypt where they participated in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) championship.

The team returned to the country on Friday, two days after they beat Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place match to win the bronze medal of the tournament.

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and some leaders of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) received the team at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

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Nigeria’s national football team Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr led some of the players back to the country.

They include Super Eagles assistant captain Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi, Chidozie Awaziem, Paul Onuachu, and Shehu Abdullahi.

Others are Samuel Chukwueze, Victor Osimhen, as well as the three goalkeepers – Daniel Akpeyi, Francis Uzoho, and Ikechukwu Ezenwa.

The three-time African champions lost to Algeria 2-1 in the semi-final.

Algeria will play Senegal in the final match on Friday evening at the Cairo International Stadium.

The @NGSuperEagles shared some photos and videos of the team’s arrival on Twitter.

See tweets below:

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