Amaju Pinnick Reveals Friendly Matches Lined Up For Super Eagles Ahead Of 2018 World Cup
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, has said the Super Eagles will get five more friendly games before the World Cup tournament in Russia.
Pinnick said the football federation is targeting teams higher in ranking than the Super Eagles.
“We are looking at a minimum of playing five top class friendlies before the World Cup proper.
“We are looking at countries that are above us in the ranking and countries that are in the top 10 of world football ranking and countries that are in the World Cup as well,” Vanguard quoted the NFF boss as saying.
He further revealed that some of the countries have been approached and the NFF is expecting to tie down dates for those games.
Also the newspaper quoted Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, as saying a friendly with England will be a good idea for the team after the Argentina test.
He said, “(England) would be another great game for us to play before the World Cup and that will be a wonderful preparation for us to really test our ability before the World Cup.”