Super Eagles to take on England at Wembley in friendly match

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Abuja said a friendly match between the Super Eagles and England’s Three Lions would hold at the Wembley Stadium in London on June.

The match will be only the third between both countries at senior level, and will serve as the Super Eagles’ final preparatory game for the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.

NFF’s First Vice President and Chairman of the Federation’s Organising Committee, Seyi Akinwunmi, disclosed this in a statement by the federation’s Communications Department.

Akinwunmi added that the NFF decided to be strategic in its choice of opponents for the Super Eagles leading to the World Cup. He said also that it was in total agreement with the preferences of the Technical Adviser.