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Eagles to face Ecuador in friendly

April 12, 2022
Eagles

Ecuador have listed Nigeria’s Super Eagles as one of their oppositions for a friendly game in June in preparation for the 2022 World Cup.

According to Ecuadorian radio station, Radio La Red, the South Americans who have qualified for the World Cup for the fourth time will play Nigeria, Mexico and Tunisia in friendlies.

Ecuador will also face Saudi Arabia and Japan before their first World Cup game against Croatia at Qatar 2022.

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The Super Eagles, Soccernet earlier reported had also been lined up in a friendly game by another World Cup participant, Mexico.

The Nigerian male senior national team last faced Ecuador in 2004 in the now-defunct LG Cup third place match.

Goals by Kola Ademola and Victor Ezeji saw the Ecuadorians hold the Super Eagles in Abuja before defeating Nigeria 4-3 via penalties.

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