Abuja: Super Eagles of Nigeria have reached to play Senegal and later Burkina Faso in London during the next FIFA international window in March.
Eagles will take on Senegal on the 23rd of March before facing Burkina Faso four days later in London with both games scheduled to take place at Fulham’s Craven Cottage stadium.
Ghana was supposed to play Nigeria but according to Jairo Pachon, the match agent of the Nigeria Football Federation, the match was called off as the Black Stars are without a coach for now.
We (Nigeria) will play Senegal then Burkina Faso four days later. The proposed tie with Ghana was called off due to their managerial situation, so we moved quickly to replace them with Burkina Faso, according to media reports
The games are meant to prepare Nigeria for their upcoming AFCON 2019 qualifiers and World Cup 2018 qualifiers later in the year.