The next new foreign Super Eagles will have a taste of an international friendly match with Ecuador at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, the United State of America after the Mexico clash.

Three-time AFCON winners failed to make seven FIFA World Cup appearances in Qatar after being edged out by African rival Ghana by away goals in last month’s playoff but Nigeria still attracts the tournament bound teams for an international friendly tie.

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However, according to NFF’s social media handle after announcing a second friendly match for the Super Eagles against Ecuador on Thursday, 2nd June 2022 despite the football governing body has not named a substantive new foreign manager for the Super Eagles although the backroom staff has been chosen.

The international friendly encounter will come five days after facing CONCACAF side Mexico at the AT & T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Ecuador qualified fourth in the South America qualifiers will use Super Eagles to test their readiness as they continue preparation for Qatar 2022 to face Senegal, Qatar, and the Netherlands after they were drawn in Group A ahead of the Mundial.

This meeting between both nations will be their first-ever senior team clash as they slug it out at the 25,000-capacity Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey-home to Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls.

 

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