According to media reports in Nigeria, the proposed international friendly between Germany and Nigeria has been scheduled for 17 November 2017.
Nigerian media reports reveal that the highly anticipated friendly game between the Super Eagles and the Manschaft has been confirmed.
According to a to a member of the Nigeria Football Federation, the ongoing talks between the two football associations has bore fruit.
Super Eagles of Nigeria mentor, Gernot Rohr is reportedly the first person to confirm talks with the world champions.
OwnGoalNigeria website has it that Rohr confirmed the fixture before a mail was sent by the Nigerian website to a member of the German FA.
The match is meant to prepare the Nigeria national team for the task of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
”You can’t be in talks with a nation like Germany without a date in mind, so we have proposed a date of the 17 November 2017 at a yet to be agreed venue,“ he told Owngoalnigeria.com.
”For now we are looking at three venues – Paris, London or Germany. Soon a decision will be reached by both parties and an announcement will be made as well.”
The Super Eagles will meet South Africa in a 2019 AFCON qualifier in June and face Cameroon in August in their crucial qualifier en route to Russia.