Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in an Afcon 2017 qualifier whict takes place this Friday.
Interim Coach Samson Siasia has taken charge of the team after the resignation of Sunday Oliseh and the team is set to face the Pharaohs of Egypt.
Nigeria are second on the table with four points after two matches, while Egypt who is on top has six points from two matches.
An outright win is what is expected of the Eagles if anything meaningful is expected of the team. A win in Kaduna will put Super Eagles on seven points and will give them the confidence required to go to North Africa and at worst get a draw.
Losing or getting a draw in Nigeria will dim Super Eagles chance of qualifying and this may deny Nigeria the opportunity to qualify for the next edition.
Nigeria failed to qualify for the 2015 edition of AFCON tournament after the Super Eagles managed to get a 2-2 draw in Uyo under former coach Stephen Keshi.
Interestingly, interim manager Samson Siasia is the only Nigerian Coach who has never been beaten by any African side while in charge of the Super Eagles.