AFCON: Nigeria Leave Nelspruit For Rustenburg Ahead Of Must-Win Tie Against Ethiopia

 

super eaglesAfter drawing their first two matches at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in South Africa, the Super Eagles of Nigeria left Nelspruit on Sunday morning ahead of their last Group C game with Ethiopia on Tuesday. They flew to the Pilanesberg International Airport and travelled by road to Rustenburg, a distance of 52 kilometres.

The 42,000 capacity Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Phokeng is the venue for their must-win encounter against the Walya Antelopes.

Burkina Faso top now top the group with four points and four goals advantage while both Nigeria and Zambia have two points each. Ethiopia have a single point. The group is a dicey one as any of the four teams is capable of qualifying on the last day.

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