Portugal, Algeria friendlies confirmed for Super Eagles


Nigeria and Portugal will clash in an international friendly on November 17, the Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed.

The Men’s NT of both countries will face off in a game that will serve for preparatory test for Portugal ahead of the FIFA World Cup.

A Seleção will host the game at the 50,000 capacity Estádio José Alvalade as they will finalize preparation for group H opponents Ghana, Uruguay and South Korea.

In it’s first game of the group stages on November 24, the former European champions will battle Ghana – Nigeria’s West African neighbors.

The Black Stars had accounted for Nigeria’s failure to pick a ticket for the tournament in Qatar.

Meanwhile, in September’s FIFA window, Algeria will host Nigeria on September 27 in Oran.


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