The Egyptian FA has announced that the Pharaohs and the Super Eagles will face off in an international friendly scheduled to take place in Nigeria on the 26th of March.
Both Egypt and Nigeria have already qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals but will play their final qualifying games a few days before the friendly encounter.
The EFA in a tweet said:
“The Egyptian Football Federation (FFA) has received approval from Nigeria for a friendly match between the two countries in Nigeria on March 26 during the international window, which will also see the last national team qualifiers against Niger in Niamey between March 22-24.”
Nigeria and Egypt have met 18 times, the Super Eagles have the edge with seven wins, while the Pharaohs have five wins and they have drawn five times.