Samuel Kalu called up for CAN 2019!

Nigerian winger selected for the African Cup of Nations

PROS / SéLECTION - Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 17:55

Samuel will feature in the Nigeria squad for June's tournament.

The African Cup of Nations will be played in summer for the first time this year. Between 21 June and 19 July the continent's best teams will face off in Egypt. Before the tournament gets underway, the Nigerians will play two friendly matches against Zimbabwe and Senegal.

Samuel Kalu and co. will then face Burundi, Guinea and Madagascar in the group stage. They will need to finish in the top two (or as one of the four best 3rd-place finishers) to get through to the knock-out stages.

Congratulations Samuel !

 

Nigeria's schedule:

Group stage:

22 June – 16:00 : Nigeria - Burundi

26 June – 16:30 : Nigeria - Guinea

30 June – 18:00 : Madagascar - Nigeria

Knock-out rounds :

 5 - 8 July : Second Round

10 - 11 July : Quarter Finals

14 July : Semi-Finals

19 July – 21:00 : Final