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Friendlies: Eagles To Play Cote d'Ivoire And Angola



Ahead of the 2016 Championship of African Nations in Rwanda (CHAN), the home based Eagles of Nigeria will engage Cote d’Ivoire and Angola in friendly matches to be played in South Africa.
Toyin Ibitoye, who is the Super Eagles spokesman disclosed that the team have lined up the games to boost preparedness for the biennial tournament.
January 9, 2016 has already been confirmed for the clash against Cote d’Ivoire.
Sunday Oliseh’s boys have been charged to prepare well as they move to a training camp in Pretoria early next month before they land in Rwanda for the CHAN, which kicks off January 16.
Nigeria has been drawn in Group C alongside Tunisia, Niger and Guinea and will play their opening game on January 18 against Niger. 
The home based Eagles emerged 3rd at the 2014 edition which they pipped Zimbabwe 1 – 0 in the third place after losing on penalties to Ghana in the Semi final.