NFF Set Mexico Friendly For Super Eagles July 3

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will do battle with Mexico in an international friendly at the Los Angeles Coliseum, United States of America on July 3.

On Tuesday, the Mexico FA announced the Countries will face off in an exhibition match as part of the #MEXTOUR.

The three-time African champions will use the game to prepare for the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers which will kick-off in September.

Meanwhile, Mexico Head Coach Gerardo Martino has sounded off a warning to his team ahead of the friendly.

Martino says he expects the Super Eagles to pose a difficult test for his team.

“Our obligation is to compete and try to win all our matches,” Gerardo Martino was quoted by the FMF.

“The rivals have different characteristics, all these preparation matches will give us a better understanding of how we arrive at important tournaments.”

“Nigeria is a tough opponent, it offers a different level of competition.”

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Both El Tri and the Super Eagles ranked 11th and 32nd respectively, have met four times in the past.

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