Team Nigeria departs for Congo Brazzaville ahead of All-Africa Games

Team Nigeria yesterday departed Nigeria from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for Brazzaville, Congo for the 11th All-Africa Games.

At the airport to see the contingent off was the Director General, National Sports Commission, Alhassan Saleh Yakmut, some federation presidents and NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi.

The 573 –man contingent consisted of sportsmen and women in 21 sports, as well as technical and administrative officials, including football players of the Senior Women National team, Super Falcons, and the U-23 National Team.

The Super Falcons will play host team Congo-Brazzaville, Tanzania and Cote d’Ivoire in Group A, while the U-23 boys will take on Ghana and Senegal in the men’s Group B that has been depleted by the withdrawal of Egypt.


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