Former Nigeria stars Nwankwo Kanu and Daniel Amokachi have been named by CAF as Ambassadors for the forthcoming AFCON in Egypt.
Kanu and Amokachi have featured for Nigeria at the AFCON as well as the World Cup.
Other former stars to serve as Ambassadors at the AFCON are Samuel Eto’o Fils of Cameroon as well as Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure from Cote d’Ivoire.
The 2019 AFCON will be staged between June 21 and July 20 in Egypt.
The Super Eagles are drawn in a first round group that has Burundi, Guinea and Madagascar.
They open their campaign on June 22 against debutants Burundi.
By Kola Daniel