Libyans to arrive on Friday

Super Eagles opponents for Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match have switched their arrival date to Friday instead of the Thursday earlier announced schdule.

The AFCON 2019 qualifiers Group E leaders have also opted to fly into Nigeria and Uyo aboard a private jet.

The Nigeria Football Federation official confirmed the change of their itinerary via a statement. He said, “Group leaders Libya have now opted to fly into Nigeria on Friday, as against Thursday that was earlier announced. The delegation will arrive at the Ibom International Airport, Uyo aboard a chartered aircraft on Friday morning.

“Referee Jean-Jacques Ndala Ngambo, alongside compatriots Olivier Safari Kabene (Assistant Referee 1), Nabina Blaise Sebutu (Assistant Referee 2) and Malala Kabanga Yannick (Reserve Referee) – all from the Democratic Republic of Congo – have arrived in Lagos. They will fly into Uyo on Friday morning.

“The match commissioner, Andy Quame from Liberia, as well as South African Dan Van Vuuren (security officer) and Malian Koman Coulibaly (referee assessor) will also arrive in Uyo on Friday.”