Atlanta - After days of speculations about the friendly between Nigeria and Scotland, Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has given his blessings to the encounter scheduled for May 28.
The Nigeria Football Federation had already given
provisional approval for the game while awaiting final words from match
organisers and the coach of both sides.
Keshi declared his readiness for the game and thanked the
NFF for always being forward looking as it concerns Nigeria's preparations for
Mundial 2014 in Brazil.
"We are delighted to be playing the Scottish team in
London as part of our pre World Cup preparations and we know it would be a real
test in front of a passionate crowd. We hope that many London based Nigerians
will come out en masse to give the Eagles a rousing send forth ahead of Brazil
NFF match agent, Jairo Pachon, said all loose ends in the
proposed game have now be tied up adding that he foresees a very entertaining
game in London for both countries. The game is expected to be one of the Super
Eagles last warm up games before the World Cup kicks off on June 12 in Brazil.
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