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The players likely to feature in Super Eagles’ next fixture against Seychelles will be unveiled on Friday, a press release by the NFF has indicated.

Nigeria play away to Seychelles in Victoria on Match day 2 of the series on Friday, 7th September and will then face Libya’s Mediterranean Knights in Nigeria on Match day 3 in the second week of October.

According to the NFF, Rohr who inspected the facilities at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in company with NFF’s 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman, Mallam Shehu Dikko and Super Eagles’ Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor, will decide if Nigeria will face Libya at the arena on October 10.

After hosting Libya on 10th October, the three –time African champions will play away to the Knights three days later, before flying to South Africa for the return against the Bafana Bafana on November 17.


The last match of the series will see the Eagles hosting Seychelles on 22nd March 22 next year, the 39thanniversary of Nigeria’s first win of the trophy.

In the opener to the series in June 2017, the Eagles lost 0-2 to the Bafana Bafana in Uyo.

   Super Eagles lost their only match so far in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

The finals of the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals are scheduled to be staged in Cameroon next year summer.



Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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