The Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has expressed great delight following the confirmation that the Nigerian national team will play England in a friendly match before the World Cup in Russia.

The Nigeria Football Federation as well as the England FA on Wednesday confirmed the Eagles, Three Lions friendly for June 2 at Wembley and Rohr posits that it is a good one for Nigeria.

He told thenff.com: “This is good news for myself and the entire team. England is a very strong team presently and I believe they will give us a very good match. We will be able to test our readiness for the World Cup when we meet the Three Lions at Wembley.”  

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The planned June 2 friendly match will be only the third between England and Nigeria at senior level, and will serve as the Super Eagles’ final preparatory game for the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.

Organizers hinted thenff.com on Wednesday that they expect a full house at the big game, and that a train of top-drawer dignitaries could include members of the Royal Family.  

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