Super Eagles set for two friendly games

Super Eagles set for two friendly games-verasgist.com

The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has revealed that the Super Eagles will return back to action with two high profile friendly games in October.

The NFF boss made this disclosure yesterday, Wednesday September 2 via his official twitter page @PinnickAmaju, the games will be against two former African Champions, the Elephant of Ivory Coast and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia.

The both games will be held in Austria on Friday October 9 and Tuesday October 13 respectively.
The Eagles last match was against Lesotho in November 2019. Nigeria won the 2021 AFCON qualifier 4-2 in Maseru.

The Super Eagles beat the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia to win the bronze medal at the last Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

A lone goal from Manchester United striker Odion Jude Ighalo ensured the Eagles did not leave the AFCON 2019 empty-handed.

The Desert Foxes of Algeria knocked out the Elephant of Cote d’Ivoire in the quarter-final of the 2019 AFCON, It ended 4-3 on penalties at New Suez Stadium in Egypt, after a 1-1 draw at 90 minute.

Reporter: Baatee Barinaa-iyalo

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