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VOLGOGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: The Nigeria players pose for a team photo prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at Volgograd Arena on June 22, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia. (Photo by Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

 

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have concluded plans to engage two former champions of the African Cup of Nations following the conclusion of Friday’s draw which pitched them in Group B, AOIFootball.com can authoritatively confirm.

According to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, who also doubles as CAF Vice President, the Eagles will face two of the tournament’s favourites in preparation for the Mundial in June.

Further investigations by AOIFootball.com reveal that North African giants Tunisia and Morocco are one of the two countries interested in playing the Super Eagles, whilst West African brothers Ghana or Ivory Coast are also potential opponents for the friendly clashes.

Similarly, the Zimbabwe national team are also in discussion to play Nigeria, having been drawn with hosts Egypt, Uganda and DR Congo. The Harare Stars are also hoping to benefit from the Eagles’ test games against Uganda and Egypt in Asaba.

Nigeria was drawn in Group B with Guinea, Burundi and Madagascar, which shocked Africa to qualify first for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

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