Super Eagles Could Play Friendly with Zimbabwe in Asaba

Super Eagles Friendly with Zimbabwe

The Super Eagles of Nigeria possibly will face the Warriors of Zimbabwe in an international friendly in Asaba with reports of uncertainty surrounding the choice of Benin Republic.

With the 2013 African champions already scheduled to face Senegal in Egypt, the team was reportedly supposed to play the Benin Republic on June 7 but reports stemming from the Eagles’ camp indicate the friendly game might have been cancelled.

On its part, the Zimbabwean FA has been in talks with the NFF since the draw was made for a friendly date after they were drawn in Group A along with host Egypt, Uganda and DR Congo.

Gernot Rohr will be looking to galvanize his side physically and get them prepared in all areas required before heading for the finals of the African Cup of Nations.

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Nigeria have been placed in Group B alongside Burundi, Madagascar and Guinea with the Eagles facing Burundi in their opening game on June 22 in Alexandria.

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