The Nigerian national team and its coaching crew had to undergo to a fresh round of coronavirus tests as they get set to face the North Africans Today (Tuesday).
All the players and coaching staff were declared coronavirus-free after their latest COVID-19 tests came back negative.
Announcing the test results on their official website, the Nigeria Football Federation confirmed that the game against Tunisia would proceed as planned as no new medical worries are facing any of the players or officials.
However, Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr will still not have a full complement of players to call on when the three-time African champions meet the Carthage Eagles later tonight.
The duo of Watford’s William Troost-Ekong and Bordeaux’s Samuel Kalu have both been permitted to leave the Eagles camp in Austria for various reasons.
The North Africans bowed 1-0 to Nigeria in Egypt last year during the third-place match of the African Cup of Nations tournament.
Tuesday’s international friendly is the 20th time Nigeria and The Carthage Eagles have met, with both nations claiming six wins apiece, and nine other previous match-ups ending in draws.