Nigeria national team have good news ahead of the Sudan clash as there is no COVID-19 outbreak 24 hours before the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group D game.

26 players trained in Garoua today. All looked healthy and ready to stake claims for shirts.

Super Eagles got their campaign up and running in the perfect manner, defeating seven-time champions Egypt 1-0 on Tuesday, with Kelechi Iheanacho’s superbly-taken goal the difference between the teams.

Sudan started their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a goalless draw with Guinea-Bissau, sitting third in Group D after Nigeria.

In head-to-head stats, Nigeria and Sudan have met in 14 matches across all competitions since their first clash back in 1963. The Super Eagles have claimed eight wins compared to two for the Falcons of Jediane, while four games have been drawn.


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