Super Eagles of Nigeria to face Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal in an international friendly encounter at Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon on Thursday, November 17.

Three-time African Champions missed out on the 2022 FIFA World Cup after they were knocked out on the away goal rule by Ghana, while The Selecão will use the fixture to prepare Group H clash against Black Stars.

The Nigerian Football Federation announced via their official social media handle after NFF and Federação Portuguesa de Futebol signed a formal agreement for the friendly on Thursday.

The November fixture in Lisbon will be the first meeting between Nigeria and Portugal at the senior level.

The Estádio José Alvalade is a natural grass facility that holds 50,000 spectators and is the home venue for Sporting Clube de Portugal.

The facility is named after José Alvalade, the founder and first club member of Sporting CP who died in 1918, and the venue was opened in August 2003.



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