Super Eagles vs Senegal friendly gets March 23 date

Super Eagles vs Senegal friendly gets March 23 date
Kelechi IHEANACHO of Nigeria and Rais MBOLHI of Algeria during the Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifier match between Nigeria vs Algeria on November, 12th 2016 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium ©Kabiru Abubakar//Backpagepix

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Feb 07, 2017. 20:06

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have confirmed that the Super Eagles will take on Senegal in a friendly in London on March 23 as part of preparations for crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon.

Nigeria will welcome newly crowned African kings Cameroon at the end of August in Uyo with the return leg four days later in continuation of the 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament.

The Super Eagles top the qualifying group with six points from two matches, while Cameroon are second on two points.

Zambia and Algeria are on a point each with the overall group winners advancing to the World Cup in Russia next year.

Incidentally, the Teranga Lions of Senegal were knocked out in the quarterfinals of AFCON 2017 by Cameroon.

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