The Super Eagles of Nigeria will tackle Bolivia in a friendly tie as announced by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on the 26th of March at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium.
The match was supposed to see Brazil as Super Eagles opponent but, a late decision by the Confederation of Brasil Football (CBF) to turn down the friendly for their European tour will see the European side fill the spot instead.
In a statement on Friday, the NFF said, “We have had to work at a pace to seal agreement for this match, after the Brazilian Football Federation opted out at the last hour.
“However, we believe that the Bolivia team will give the Super Eagles a good match, as we continue to work on a second match for the Eagles for either 29th March.”
The NFF President Amaju Pinnick made a statement on the second scheduled date 29 colliding with the election date that the match will be shifted out of the country so as not to be disturbed by election proceedings.
This is because there would be restriction of movement during the election period across the
Therefore, a top ranked African team is being targeted for the Sunday match day.
“The NFF is committed to ensuring that the Super Eagles are occupied on every FIFA window, with quality games,” Pinnick added.