Nigeria has confirmed there will be a friendly match
between its Olympic team and the U23 National Team of Mexico in Mexico
on Saturday, 2nd July.
NFF’s FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport stated on
Tuesday that the match will take place at the Aguascalientes Stadium,
home ground of newly promoted top tier club, Necaxa FC.
The match is scheduled to start at 8.30pm Mexican time.
The NFF announced that after the friendly, the Nigeria U23 squad will
continue its training camp in the United States of America and will
play Charleston Battery FC in Atlanta on Saturday, 16th July. A game
against the Honduras U23 team is also being consummated for 27th July.
1996 champions Nigeria will play Sweden, Colombia and Japan in the
group stage of the men’s football tournament of this year’s Olympic
Games in Brazil.
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