AFCON: Nigeria vs Egypt 'watched by 40,000 fans' in 25,000 capacity stadium

A reported 40,000 spectators crammed into a 25,000 capacity stadium on Friday to see Nigeria take on Egypt in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Supporters were seen on the top of the scoreboard and floodlights as fans descended on the ground.
Former Chelsea player Mohamed Salah scored a late equaliser for Egypt cancelling out Etebo Oghenekaro's opener. It was the first game in which current Blues midfielder John Obi Mikel skippered the Nigerian side.
Arsenal star Alex Iwobi made his debut, despite a last-ditch attempt by the FA to keep him available for England. Iwobi played for England at Under-16, U17 and U18 level before choosing to represent Nigeria.
He has made 14 Arsenal appearances this season and marked his first Premier League start with his first goal for the club at Everton. Manchester City teenager Kelechi Iheanacho also featuredfor Nigeria.
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