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Super Eagles to face Chile in final pre-World Cup friendly - FCNaija

World Cup 2018 By: Ayodeji Tunde | 19/01/2018

The Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles will be playing Chile in their last friendly game before the Russia 2018 World Cup it has been gathered.

The NFF recently reeled out the entire World Cup program for the Super Eagles at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, immediately after the contract signing with Coca-Cola.

 The program explained that the Eagles will play Poland, Serbia, Democratic Republic of Congo, England, Czech Republic and a yet-to-be-named South American team on the way to the World Cup finals in Russia.

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It has now been gathered that Chile will be the South American opposition the Super Eagles will be testing out with as they prepare to know what to expect from Argentina in their final group game at the Mundial.  

The team’s first phase camping will hold in Abuja or Uyo between 22nd and 30th May, while the second phase camping will hold at a health resort in Austria 3rd – 11th June.

 

The close camp at the Eagles’ official World Cup team base camp is at Yessentuki, Stavropol Territory in Russia’s southern region, starting 11th June.

 

KEY DATES

 

7th February: NIKE to launch official kit in London

 

23rd March: Friendly Vs Poland in Wroclaw 

 

27th March: Friendly Vs Serbia in London

 

22nd May – 30th May: First Phase Camping in Abuja/Uyo

 

28th May: Friendly Vs DR Congo in Abuja/Uyo

 

2nd June: Friendly Vs England in London. (Same night, Sponsors/Partners event in London)

 

3rd – 11th June: Second Phase camping in Austria                      

6th June: Friendly Vs Czech Republic in Austria

9th June: Friendly Vs Chile in TBD

 

From 11th June: Close camp at team base camp in Yessentuki

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