Mamish receives Nigeria's football team
Saturday، 15 June 2019 - 11:27 AM
Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Mohab Mamish on Friday received the Nigerian football team participating in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which will kick off here on June 21.
At the beginning of the meeting, Mamish welcomed the Nigerian squad, briefing the team mission on all preparations made by the tournament's organizing committee with regard to providing appropriate training and accommodation facilities for all sides.
For his part, the Nigerian team members said they are happy to visit the Suez Canal and watch the crossing of ships via this key waterway.
Nigeria will play in Group B along with Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi. The four teams' clashes will be hosted by Alexandria stadium.
Twenty-four teams are participating in the tournament and will be playing in six groups.