The U23 Boys’ National Team, otherwise known as Olympic Eagles, on Friday continued their build-up ahead of the upcoming 2023 Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Tanzania clash against Tanzania.
The Eagles were gold medalists in the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament in Atlanta, United States in 1996.
They were silver medallists 12 years later in China and bronze medallists in Brazil six years ago.
The Nigeria team is presently training in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
On Friday, the team went through series of drills and intense tactical training under the watchful eyes of the technical crew led by Coach Salisu Yusuf, with Kennedy Boboye, Abubakar Bala and goalkeeper trainer, Suleiman Shuaibu, also at hand.
The team has been training twice daily at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, where they will host the return leg of the fixture against the East Africans on October 29.
Nigeria’s delegation to the first leg is expected to depart the country on October 19 for Dar es Salaam, with the first leg coming up on the weekend of October 21 to 23, 2022.