Nigeria confirm two further World Cup warm-up matches

Nigeria confirm two further World Cup warm-up matches
Gernot Rohr

by Graeme Jackson

Thursday Jan 18, 2018. 09:00

Nigeria have confirmed two further warm-up matches ahead of their participation in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The Super Eagles will also face Serbia and Czech Republic, adding to already confirmed matches against Poland and England.

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick, speaking at a sponsorship announcement on Wednesday, revealed that the national team will face Serbia in London on March 27, four days after a friendly against Poland in Wroclaw.

He also reconfirmed that the Super Eagles will take on England at Wembley on June 2 before traveling to Austria for their final warm-up match against Czech Republic on June 6.

Coach Gernot Rohr will announce his final 23-man squad for the tournament after the game against England.

Nigeria are set to begin their camp in Yessentuki, Russia, on June 11 - five days before their Group D opener against Croatia in Kaliningrad.

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