Nigeria, Germany friendly gets date
According to reports, the proposed international friendly between Germany andNigeria has been scheduled for November 17, 2017.
Nigerian media reports reveal that the highly anticipated friendly game between the Super Eagles and the Manschaft has been confirmed.
According to a member of the NigeriaFootball Federation (NFF) who wants to remain anonymous revealed that, the ongoing talks between the two football associations has yielded fruit.
Super Eagles of Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr is reportedly the first person to confirm talks with the world champions.
The match is meant to prepare the Nigerianational team for the task of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
”You can’t be in talks with a nation like Germany without a date in mind, so we have proposed a date of the November 17, 2017 at a yet to be agreed venue,“ he told Owngoalnigeria.com.
”For now we are looking at three venues – Paris, London or Germany. Soon a decision will be reached by both parties and an announcement will be made as well.”
The Super Eagles will meet South Africa in a 2019 AFCON qualifier in June and face Cameroon in August in their crucial qualifier en route to Russia.