Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have had their first training in Senegal ahead of their opening AYC clash against the host country.
The Nigeria U20 team trained Thursday evening at the Stade Iba Mar Diop in Dakar.
The training lasted an hour and a half and all 21 players trained fully.
The Flying Eagles will have a feel of the pitch at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium in Dakar, venue of their opening AYC match against hosts Senegal, Friday evening by 4.30pmlocal time, which is 5.30 pm Nigerian time.
Their last training before the Sunday showdown will be Saturday at the Stade Iba Mar Diop, which at a time was the country’s national stadium and is named after a foremost physician cum politician.
Team arrival meeting with CAF officials will be by 10am at the Junior Eagles Alafifa Hotel during which the players and officials will be given their accreditation as well as put through the competition guidelines.