Lagos - 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.
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A game against the Honduras U23 team is also being consummated
for 27th July.
News24 report that the 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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- News24 Nigeria