September 21, 2019

Super Eagles consider Egypt friendly

December 13, 2017
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Super Eagles Moses Simon against Egyptian p[layer.

The Nigeria Football Federation are willing to have the Super Eagles play a friendly on home soil before departing for the World Cup in Russia.

It is understood that the NFF are already holding talks with potential opponents and the World-Cup bound Egyptian team are also been considered

NFF’s Secretary General, Mohammed Sanusi confirmed talks with Egypt but was quick to point out that no decision has been finalized yet.

”We’re looking at three countries. We want to play in Abuja. We haven’t finalized, but Egypt is one of them, ” Sanusi, who spoke at NFF’s 2018 budget defence with the House of Representatives Committee on Sports, was quoted as saying by Daily Trust.

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has already confirmed that the Super Eagles will be in action with an unnamed team on May 27 as part of their preparations for the World Cup.

Meanwhile, the Polish Federation have announced that their national team would play a friendly with Nigeria on March 23, the 42,000 capacity Municipal Stadium is likely to host the game.

There is also the possibility that the Super Eagles will play the Three Lions of England in another pre-World Cup friendly.

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