PHOTO: Villarreal's Nigerian forward Samu Chukwueze celebrates one of his goals in the Europa League.

Nigeria call up Chukwueze for AFCON

15 / 05 / 2019

The winger forms part of the Super Eagles provisional squad for the tournament

The Nigeria national team has called up Villarreal attacker Samu Chukwueze, who is part of the provisional 25-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations 2019, which from 21st June to 19th July in Egypt.

As part of preparation for this continental tournament, the Yellows attacker will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in two friendly matches that will take place in Asaba (Nigeria) and Ismailia (Egypt), respectively.

The friendlies that Samu Chukwueze will play with the Nigeria national team are Los amistosos que disputará Samu Chukwueze are the following:

  • Nigeria vs Zimbabwe: Saturday, 8th June in Asaba (Nigeria). Time TBC.
  • Senegal vs Nigeria: Sunday, 16th June in Ismailia (Egypt). Time TBC.

The matches that Nigeria will be involved with in the Africa Cup of Nations are the following (time in Spain):

Group stage (Group B):

  • Nigeria vs Burundi: Saturday, 22nd June, 7pm, Alejandría Stadium (Egypt).
  • Nigeria vs Guinea: Wednesday, 26th June, 4:30pm, Alejandría Stadium (Egypt).
  • Madagascar vs Nigeria: Saturday, 30th June, 6pm, Alejandría Stadium (Egypt).

 

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