The home of English League Two club, Barnet FC will host the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s first warm-up friendly game ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia against Serbia, can confirm.

Both countries qualified for the World Cup after topping their respective groups in their various confederations and will use the match as a preparatory game.

Nigeria and Serbia will be officially facing each other for the first time, with the previous fixture between both nations being also a pre-World Cup friendly in 1998 in Belgrade which was won 3-0 by the hosts, who were then known as Yugoslavia.

The match will take place at the 5,176 capacity Hive Stadium at Edgware England, on Thursday 27 March by 8pm Nigerian time.

Tickets for the match will be available for around £18 for adults and from £10 juniors which can be purchased online at