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Nigeria-bound Guinea-Bissau team now in transit in Senegal



Nigeria-bound Guinea-Bissau team now in transit in Senegal

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Guinea Bissau player at launch in Dakar



Sports Village Square can report that Guinea Bissau’s Djurtus have arrived Dakar in Senegal where they are in transit before their departure to Abuja on Wednesday.

They will be meeting the Super Eagles of Nigeria in match day 3 encounter of the Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

The encounter will be the third ever between the two teams who had met in October 1960 when Guinea Bissau was known as Portuguese Guinea and again last year when they met at the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Garoua, Cameroon.

Nigeria won both matches; 4-1 in 1960 and 2-0 last year. 

The Guinea Bissau’s Djurtus will spend the night in Dakar, and this afternoon they will have a training session. Tomorrow Wednesday 22nd March, they will proceed to Abuja in Nigeria. They had their launch at 1.30pm today.


Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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