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NFF release World Cup program schedule for Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation have released the 2018 FIFA World Cup preparatory program arranged for the Super Eagles.

The Eagles are poised to play at least five international friendly games en route their sixth appearance at the Mundial.

The NFF revealed the schedule in the unveiling ceremony of Coca-Cola as the soft drinks partner of the Nigeria national teams held in Lagos on Wednesday.

Nike, the official kit sponsor of the Super Eagles will, in London, unveil the kits to be donned by the team in the World Cup finals on February 7.

The three-time African champions will square up against the White and Reds of Poland on March 23 before taking on Serbia four days after in London.

The West Africans will have the first phase of their camping for the tourney in Abuja or Uyo between May 22 and May 30. They are scheduled to play a test game against DR Congo on May 28 during the camping.

The Super Eagles will next play a high profile friendly against England on June 2 in London before they travel to Austria for their second phase camping scheduled for June 3 to June 11.

Czech Republic will be on hand to put the Eagles to test on June 6 during their Austria camping. The NFF also have another friendly clash arranged for Gernot Rohr’s men on June 9 with a yet-to-be-named country.

Ultimately, the five-time World Cup attendees will commence closed camping for the global football showpiece in Yessentuki.

KEY DATES

 

7th February: NIKE to launch official kit in London

 

23rd March: Friendly Vs Poland in Warsaw

 

27th March: Friendly Vs Serbia in London

 

22nd May – 30th May: First Phase Camping in Abuja/Uyo

 

28th May: Friendly Vs DR Congo in Abuja/Uyo

 

2nd June: Friendly Vs England in London. (Same night, Sponsors/Partners event in London)

 

3rd – 11th June: Second Phase camping in Austria                      

 

6th June: Friendly Vs Czech Republic in Austria

 

9th June: Friendly Vs TBC in Austria

 

From 11th June: Close camp at team base camp in Yessentuki

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