The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has secured a camping base for the U-23 men’s national team, otherwise known as Olympic Eagles, ahead of the team’s Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifier.
The team is expected to face Tanzania with the first leg holding in Dar es Salaam in the weekend of 21st- 23rd October.
The reverse fixture is billed for the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba Ibadan on Saturday, October 29.
NFF President, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau on Friday commended the Ministry for securing the camp as it will aid the preparation of the Olympic Eagles for their qualifying campaign.
Head coach, Salisu Yusuf has already called up 32 players for the qualifiers.
The camping exercise is slated to commence this weekend in Ibadan
The U-23 AFCON will serve as the qualifier for the next Olympic Games.