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.
…On the 9th of October, the Super Eagles will play former African champions, Cote D'Ivoire in a friendly game, then face another African giant and former champions Tunisia, four days later, on the 13th.
Both games will be held in Austria for a few obvious reasons….
— Amaju Melvin Pinnick (@PinnickAmaju) September 2, 2020
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