U-23 AFCON Qualifier: Guinea prepare for Olympic Eagles clash with Burundi friendly
Guinea will face Burundi in a friendly as part of their preparations for the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Nigeria.
The friendly encounter, according to a release by the Guinea Football Federation, will hold at the Grande Stade de Marrakech, Morocco, on November 19.
The Guineans made it to the final qualifying round without kicking a ball following the withdrawal of their opponent, Uganda.
The Olympic Eagles, on the other hand, defeated the Serengeti Boys of Tanzania 3-1 on aggregate to set up a date with their fellow West Africans.
Nigeria will host Guinea in the first leg between March 20-28, 2023, at the Lekan Salami Stadium Adamasingba, Ibadan.
The reverse fixture will take place a week later.
The 2023 U-23 AFCON, which will be hosted by Morocco, will serve as the qualifiers for the 2024 Olympic Games billed for Paris, France.