As promised by the President of Nigeria Football federation, the super eagles of Nigeria will begin their friendly games with a match against CONCACAF Gold Cup holders Mexico at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, California, United States of America on Saturday, 3rd July. The game is scheduled to kick off at 7:30pm LA time.
The teams have met 5 times in the past and 4 of the times have ended in a draw and a win for mexico in the year 1995.
NFF’s FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport, said: “We are happy to be able to announce this match, which is a clash between two very big teams from two different continents. Mexico against Nigeria is a big match any day and the venue is class.”
The two teams will announce their squads for the match later on. Mexico will play three other games before the clash with Nigeria, as part of their MexTour series.