Nigeria House set for African Cup of Nations 2019 Festival in Egpyt

Francis Achi, Alexandria

All is set for Nigeria House to dazzle the people of Alexandria, Egypt and other visitors with Nigeria Day Cultural performance for the AFCON 2019 at the beach opposite Cafe Cicilliano, Mandara, Alexandria on Friday evening from 5.30 pm.

The event promises to be an interesting package of everything that will showcase cultural dance, exhibition, Nigerian foods and other activities. The dance artistry of cultural troupes from Nigeria will grace the occasion, with the assorted display of Nigerian delicacies.

Speaking in Alexandria, Mohammed Abdullahi, the brain box behind Nigeria House said that the event is to display the rich cultural heritage of Nigeria to the world on the occasion of the on-going AFCON 2019 in Egypt and Nigeria dance troupes and Nigerian delicacies will be on to thrill everyone present.

“We just want to use the AFCON 2019 to tell the Nigeria culture. Let the people of Alexandria and visitor see the dance steps of Nigeria, the drum beats of Nigeria, the tasty delicacies of Nigeria and other activities that will make everyone to have a good impression of Nigeria culture.” Abdullahi said.

Highlights of the programme on parade for the `NIGERIA DAY` will be Cultural Entertainment, Musical Show, Exhibition and Taste of Nigeria Cuisine (Food).

The Nigeria House in collaboration with Nigeria Football Supporters’ Club, Egypt Chapter, as well as the Nigeria Community Association in Egypt had earlier hosted a welcome party in Alexandria and have since then been on ground co-ordinating affairs on hospitality and welfare for teeming Nigerian fans, stakeholders and media entering through Egypt for the Afcon.