Nigeria call off AFCON 2019 warm up game against Ghana

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has cancelled the Super Eagles 2019 Africa Cup of Nations warm-up match against Ghana.

Having missed out on the last two editions of the tournament, the Super Eagles returned in grand style qualifying with a game to spare after topping Group E with 13 points from six games.

In the wake of the AFCON draw held in Egypt a fortnight ago, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr disclosed that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have agreed to engage the Black Stars of Ghana in a pre-tournament friendly match.

But according to reports, the match which was scheduled to come off in early June, has been cancelled.

Nigeria, has been pitted in Group B alongside Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi.

Ghana, meanwhile finds itself in Group F, alongside defending champions Cameroon, Benin and Guinea Bissau.

By:: Kwaku Sintim Aboagye

 

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