It is understood that the source of the recent cases of illness, may have come from air conditioners in one of the hotels, which emitted virus which has infected the players.
Some of the payers presently down are Ahmed Musa, Shehu Abdullahi, Leon Balogun, Henry Onyekuru and Chidozie Awaziem.
Nigeria rounded off their preparation for the tournament, with a 1-0 defeat to Senegal on Sunday.
After their opening fixture against Burundi, Gernot Rohr’s men will play against Guinea on June 26 and then wrap up their group outings against Madagascar on June 30.
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