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Nigeria Vs Tanzania Taifa Stars arrive Uyo for Super Eagles clash

The delegation arrived on aboard an Ethiopian Airline flight on Wednesday, August 31 and immediately flew to Uyo aboard a Dana Air flight

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Taifa Stars of Tanzania play Taifa Stars of Tanzania (Twitter/Tanzania Football Association)

The Tanzanian national team delegation has arrived Nigeria ahead of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations clash against the Super Eagles.

After a goalless first leg, in Tanzania, the Taifa stars will face the Super Eagles of Nigeria again on Saturday, September 3 in Uyo.

They arrived on aboard an Ethiopian Airline flight on Wednesday, August 31 and immediately flew to Uyo aboard a Dana Air flight.

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Mikel Obi and Super Eagles players play Super Eagles players in training ahead of the clash against Tanzania (Twitter/NFF)

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According to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Head of Protocol, Tunde Aderibigbe received the contingent in Abuja and flew together with them to Uyo.

NFF Deputy General Secretary, Dr Emmanuel Ikpeme received the delegation at the airport in Uyo, before the visiting team was driven to the Ibom Le Meridien hotel.

The Taifa Stars are yet to beat Nigeria in five meetings. They have lost three times and drawn twice against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.  

Officials for the game, Match commissioner, Mr Bokinda Inyangi (Democratic Republic of Congo), Algerians Mehdi Abid Charef (referee), Abdelhak Etchiali (first assistant), Ahmed Tamen (second assistant) and Mustapha Ghorbal (reserve referee) all arrived in Nigeria on Thursday, September 2.

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