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Afcon Qualifiers: 'Super Eagles Arrive in Benin By Boat' - Full Details Here

Nigeria have shown up in Porto Novo by boat for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying installation against Benin on Saturday. 


After their compartment in the West African country, the three-time Afcon champions finished a required Covid test and they moved to their Golden Tulip Le Diplomat lodging. 


The Super Eagles left Lagos in the first part of the day through the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) boat pier in Ikoyi with multiple boats spotted passing in the group. 

They are required to have an instructional course at the Charles de Gaulle Stadium this evening before Saturday's down. 


Nigeria have escalated arrangements for the essential match against the Squirrels with instructional courses at the Teslim Balogun Stadium where they have Lesotho on Tuesday. 


Gernot Rohr's side at present sit on of Group L with eight focuses after five matches, and triumph over second-put Benin would get their capability for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. 


The last time the two groups met was at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in November 2019 for their first passing apparatus with objectives from Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu finishing a 2-1 rebound win for the Super Eagles. 


In front of Saturday's match, Benin mentor Michel Dussuyer conceded that it will be an extreme challenge against Nigeria with his side set to miss Stephane Sessegnon who scored their lone objective in Akwa Ibom in 2019. 

"On Saturday, our aspiration is to win. It won't be a simple assignment, however we have trusts," Dussuyer said. 


"Stephane Sessegnon is chosen as an extraordinary visitor. He isn't on the rundown of 23. He is required his authority and will partake in instructional meetings." 


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Rohr, on his part, is additionally anticipating a troublesome conflict in Porto Novo as he needs a 'positive finish' to their capability crusade. 


"We need to complete our capability on a positive note, and the two matches against Benin and Lesotho are vital," the German oversaw said. 


"Obviously, we realize that Benin is hard to beat after our last game in Uyo (Nigeria won 2-1) and we need in any event a point against them to fit the bill for the following year's Afcon."

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