Nigeria Vs Egypt: Pharaohs’ Coach Reacts To Team’s Defeat

Nigeria Vs Egypt: Pharaohs' Coach Reacts To Team's Defeat |Sports News
Nigeria vs Seychelles: Super Eagles End AFCON Qualifiers With Win. Image: Twitter

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are favourites for the 2019 African Cup of Nations, according to Egypt assistant coach, Michel Salgado.

Concise News understands that the Super Eagles, on Tuesday, secured a one-nil win over the Egyptians in a friendly played at the Asaba Stadium, Delta State.

Speaking after the game, Salgado said: “Nigeria are one of the strongest African teams, and they are favourites to go far in the African Cup of Nations.”

“The game against Nigeria was a tough test and a huge challenge for us. It was a chance for the new and young players to prove they deserve the chance to play for the national team.”

Egypt have won the AFCON for seven times and will seek to win it for the record eight time when they host the competition this summer.

 

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